Community Nursing Services

District Nurses

District Nurses provide nursing care and support to patients and carers in their own home. They offer a broad nursing service specialising in areas of palliative care, wound care and management of continence. The daytime service is available between 8.00 am and 4.30 pm 7 days a week. The district nurses can be contacted direct by telephoning 01865 903061.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors are qualified nurses with special training in child health, health promotion and education. They work mainly with children and families. They are based at South Parade next to the library.  They can be contacted on 01865 903800.


A midwife makes weekly visits to the practice and shares responsibility for antenatal and postnatal care with the doctors.