A midwife is attached to the practice. She offers advice on all aspects of pregnancy, including pre-conception, runs antenatal clinics in conjunction with the doctor and provides post-natal care at home.
Contact her direct on 01752 814632 between 09:00 and 10:00, or via the surgery.
Community nurses are attached to the practice from the Primary Healthcare Trust. They provide nursing care and support to patients whom because of the severity of their illness, are housebound.
Contact them direct on 01752 812406 between 09:00 and 10:00 or via the surgery.
The Health Visitor’s work involves advising expectant mothers, visiting mothers and babied from the 10th day after delivery and providing support and assessment into the pre-school years. She works closely with the doctors, midwives and other professional and voluntary agencies, providing support for families with special medical and social needs.
Contact her direct on 01752 814632.
Psychiatric counselling is available at the practice and provide counselling/psychotherapy on a doctor or nurse’s recommendation. A Stop Smoking Advisor works from the surgery and runs individual or group sessions. A doctor or nurse will refer you if you wish, but patients can refer themselves.