The district nursing team works across the whole of the practice geographical area. They have close links with Social Services and work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals. They visit people in their own homes and Residential Homes, assessing patients’ individual nursing needs and providing appropriate treatment and care.
The role of the district nursing team covers palliative care, support to carers, ulcer management and follow-up of medical and surgical patients discharged from hospital. Their role encompasses health promotion in all aspects working closely with our GPs, nurse Practitioner and practice nurses.