Healthcare Team

Community Nurses

08.30 - 19.00   Monday - Friday  

01484 221600 or 0300 304 5555

Out of Hours Service – Contact the above number and you will be directed to the appropriate service provider.

The district nurse team attached to Westbourne Surgery delivers care to patients registered within the practice. This care is mainly delivered to patients in their own home but there may be occasions when patients may be asked to attend the surgery.

District nurses care for patients of all ages to improve or maintain their health and to provide highly skilled nursing care to those who are ill or recovering from illness.

District Nurse Services:

  • Wound care
  • Support visits and carer support
  • Terminal care
  • Chronic disease management
  • Continence advice
  • Health education

Referrals are mainly made from GPs and local hospitals but referrals are welcome from patients, carers and families.

First Contact Physiotherapist (FCP)

You can go direct to the physio without seeing the doctor. Contact reception for more information.

Our First Contact Physio will:

• Assess you and diagnose what’s happening

• Give expert advice on how best to manage your condition

• Refer you on to specialist services if necessary