The nurses work with the doctors in caring for patients at home. They look after patients with terminal illness, sharing care with local hospices. They also manage leg ulcers and look after the elderly. To contact the District Nurse please telephone 01444 414100.
The midwife provides “shared care” and advice during the antenatal and postnatal periods. The Midwife may be contacted at the Princess Royal Hospital. Telephone: 01444 441881 ext. 4414, between 08:30 and 09:30 on Mondays only.
Health visitors are registered nurses who visit all children under the age of five years old to carry out developmental checks and answer routine queries about your child’s development.
For details about clinics please contact your Health Visitor.