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District Nursing Service

The District Nursing service provides holistic nursing assessments and treatments to adults in their own home who have a long term condition or require nursing care following a hospital admission or GP visit. If indicated, following a nursing assessment the service can provide a variety of nursing care in the person's own home. e.g. support with administration of insulin, palliative and end of life care, wound care.

The nursing care provided will be dependent on the health needs identified and treatment required to carry out and support this care. All health needs identified and treatment plans are discussed with the users of the service and where appropriate health promotion and self care will also be included as part of a treatment plan.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Angela Sealy
Telephone
020 8430 7459
E-mail
angela.sealy@nelft.nhs.uk
Website
www.nelft.nhs.uk

Where to go

Address
Barley Lane
Goodmayes Hospital - Trust Head Office
London
Postcode
IG3 8XJ
Notes

Service visits users of the service in their own homes. Wound clinics are available across the borough for minor wounds for mobile service users requiring short term wound care e.g removal of sutures.

Other Information

Costs

Details
Free NHS Service

Availability

Referral Details

Referrals are accepted from all health and social care professionals. Response time is dependent on needs identified at the time the referral is received by the service. All referrals details and requests are via a Single Point of Access number 0844 209 09 09 only.

Local Offer

Description

Adults with a Long Term condition who require nursing care in their own homes Adults who require wound care and pressure ulcer care in their own homes Adults who require palliative and End of Life Care in their own homes Adults who require nursing support and input to administer prescribed medication Adults enteral feeds and require nursing care in their own homes

SEN Provision Type
Universal
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