The Community Midwife is responsible for antenatal and early postnatal care. She has a weekly clinic where she works in close co-operation with the doctors and the local maternity units.
The District Nurse Team provide nursing care to patients in their home and gives practical advice or assistance to patients, relatives and carers coping with illness at home.
Our Health Visitor is concerned with the health of the whole community, but especially the under 5s. She visits all new babies and their mothers after the first week of life. Her aim is the promotion of health and early detection of ill health. She visits families regularly to discuss health and care of mothers and their children.
The Health Visiting Team is still running during the covid-19 outbreak. They are still available to offer advice over the telephone.