The Community Nurses provide nursing care and advice to patients in their own homes. They are not Practice Staff, however they are part of the caring team. The Team is based at Southbourne Surgery and can be contacted on the following number:
Telephone: 01202 427 882
Bournemouth East Care (Frailty) Team
A new team of Health Professionals who work with our more frail patients to transform their care and reduce avoidable admissions to hospital. The team will visit patients at home and assess their immediate needs. They will then liaise with hospitals and other specialised nurses and services such as Help & Care, Social Services, Falls Assessment, Occupational Therapy.
Please ring the surgery and ask for the Frailty team to contact you directly.
Health Visitors are specialist nurses who work within the Primary Health Care team. They monitor child development, promote family and public health, offer advice on immunisation.
Telephone: 01305 363 043
Our Community Midwives work with the Doctors to provide care of mothers before and after delivery and care of babies in the first 28 days of life.
To book an appointment with a midwife, please contact the Birthcentre at: maternitymattersdorset.nhs.uk