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Community Nurses

Amanda McKandie
Carol Shand
Angela Boughey

Telephone 01651 843910 (answerphone)

The role of the District Nursing Team is to carry out nursing care to patients who are housebound and unable to get to the surgery.  Along with the provision of nursing care they also provide support and information to the patient, their carer and the family.

The community nursing team work in partnership with the patient and co-ordinate a network of care and support, work in collaboration with GPs, Marie Curie Nursing Service, Social Services and other Health Care Professionals to deliver person centred care.

Their main focus is wound management, continence management, long term conditions, care of the terminally ill and palliative care.

Health Visitors

Julie Main

Telephone 01651 843934 (answerphone)

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

 
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