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Community Midwives

Deborah Macpherson

Community Nurses

There is an excellent team of community nursing staff comprising of a Community Nurses and Community Nursing Assistants.

They provide nursing services for our housebound patients including;

  • Wound dressing and management
  • Acute/chronic illness management
  • Continence care/assessment
  • Palliative care for patients with cancer
  • Catheter management problems.

Referrals to the district nurses can be made by the patients Doctor, Social Services and Hospitals when they are discharging the patient home.

Julie Styles

RGN DN

Patients who are confined to their homes and need nursing assistance may arrange with the doctor for a community nurse to call. She will be able to help to assess your needs and give advice, information and support. Practical nursing care may include injections, dressings and help for patients with incontinence. If you need to contact the District nurses please telephone there are office on the above number.

Teresa Adams-Blake
Lisa Bott-Lotcho
Hayley Pykerman

Health Visitors

Jill Allbrook

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

They run baby clinics in each surgery as follows:

Puckeridge - Tuesday AM

Buntingford - Tuesday PM

Attached Staff

Clinical Psycologist - Shanti Boodhun

 
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