The district nurse team treats patients who are unable to leave their homes due to illness or disability.

Their role covers:

  • General wound care
  • Palliative and terminal care
  • Assessment and advice for referral to other agencies e.g. Social Services
  • Diabetic advice and care
  • Bowel care
  • Catheter insertion and care
  • Venepuncture, Injections and Influenza vaccination
  • Ear syringing
  • Peg tube management

The district nursing team can be contacted via the surgery on 01387 246282.