The District Nurses attached to the Surgery are in close daily contact and confer regularly with the Doctors. They visit, treat and advise patients who are housebound on general care and referral to other agencies.
The District nurse is available to see you at home and can help you with the following:
- Dressing, removal of sutures and injections
- Visits and advice and care of the acutely and chronically sick and terminally ill patients
- Advice on incontinence and supplying pads and other aids
- Ear syringing and taking blood samples for path lab for housebound patients, visiting elderly patients and appraising their condition, and informing the doctor so he may decide if a visit is necessary.