Community Midwives

She will share your antenatal care with the doctor, arrange parent craft classes and visit you postnatally.

Community Nurses

They provide expert nursing care for those who are confined to home and continuing care following hospital discharge.

Health Visitors

They monitor and give advice on child health problems, health promotion and child protection. They also carry out developmental assessments and give immunisations.

Macmillan Nurses

They provide specialist advice on palliative care, support to patient and family in the home, day care and volunteer practical help and bereavement counseling.

Attached Staff

First contact physiotherapists

Our experienced physiotherapists can provide a complete assessment of all musculoskeletal problems including joint, muscle and spinal problems. Our physios can do everything (and often more) than a GP can do including full clinical assessment, detailed advice, prescribing, joint injections, investigation with x-rays and scans, referral for ongoing physiotherapy and to specialists such as the orthopaedic service. For the best service, patients are encouraged to request an appointment with a physio for all musculoskeletal problems.  If following their assessment, our physio feels they cannot adequately help or investigate your problem they will arrange an assessment by a GP.

In-house Social workers

Our social workers who can provide a wide range of advice and support for many issues including:

  • Isolation or loneliness

  • Carer support

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Parenting difficulties

  • Housing difficulties

  • Stress

  • Bereavement and trauma

  • Alcohol and drug addiction

  • Financial difficulties

  • Benefit queries

If you are struggling or need advice and support with any of these or similar issues please request a call with a social worker.

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