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Community Nurses

The community nursing team provides a wide range of nursing care and support to patients at home who are physically unable to attend the surgery and / or have a serious illness or disability.  Main areas of care include wound care, hospital discharge assessments, palliative and bereavement care, cancer care and support and continence care and advice.

The community nursing team has an open referral system.  Appropriateness of referrals would be assessed via telephone prior to a home visit.  The team can be contacted Monday to Friday 08.30 – 5pm on 01202 738812.  Please note there is no answer machine.  Messages can be left via the reception staff on the main surgery number.

Attached Staff

Physiotherapy

Three physiotherapy sessions are available during the week; Tuesday afternoons and all day Thursday.  This is by GP referral only.

Counselling

One counselling session is available during the week on a Thursday morning.  This is by GP referral only.

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