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Community Nurses

District/Community Nurses are attached to both surgeries to care for those who are housebound and need nursing care, practical help and support in the community. A Community Nurse for the Elderly dealing specifically with the over 75 year olds is also part of the team. She has special expertise in arranging practical and social care where needed Both can be contacted via reception at either surgery.

Health Visitors

The Health Visiting team are based in Hawthorn Lodge at Moorgreen Hospital, and can be contacted by telephoning 02380 475 177. They have special responsibilities to families with children under 5 and to provide help on other issues pertaining to family life.  The team consists of Health Visitors, Staff Nurses and Nursery Nurses and can be contacted 8.30 am to  5.00 pm Monday to Friday. 

Kirsty Dale (f)
Jan Bartlett (f)
Jan leads the Southern Parishes Health Visiting Team
Helen Heaton (f)
Sharon Coxhead (f)


Counselling services for people who wish to discuss problems of any kind or for patients with deeper emotional needs are now provided by iTalk. For more about the service they provide, see their website at All consultations are dealt with confidentially. Referrals are made via a G.P. or you can contact them yourself via their website, or on 02380 38 39 20.  Alternatively, ask one of the doctors for a leaflet.

Attached Staff

Gill Fields

Gill Fields is our Care Navigator and can be contacted on 02382 020363.

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