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Community Nurses

The district nurse team consists of both qualified and auxiliary nurses caring for housebound patients seven days a week and offers a full range of services, including:

  • Nursing care and advice for acutely ill clients
  • Palliative care (if required by patient)
  • Venepuncture
  • Wound management
  • Disease management - diabetes and heart disease
  • Health promotion
  • Assessment for home loan equipment
  • Referral to other services

Visits are usually made between 08:30 and 17:00, prioritised by client needs. Arrangements for visits outside these hours, when appropriate, would be made.

Direct telephone numbers for District nurses:

Grasmere Street, Leigh (Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 11:00 & between 16:00 and 16:30p) is 01942 481878 for home visits to the housebound.

Patients telephoning at other times between 08:30 and 17:00 may leave messages on the voicemail and the district nurses will return your call.

Leigh Health Centre, Leigh (Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 11:00 & between 16:00 and 16:30 is 01942 483483 to make appointments to see the district nurses for treatments.

Patients telephoning at other times between 08:00 and 17:00 may leave messages on the voicemail and the district nurses will return your call.

Patients requiring the services of the district nurses between 17:00 and 07:30 may telephone a central number at Ince on 01942 481155

Minor Surgery Sessions

These will take place periodically according to demand. Please contact the surgery for additional information.

Health Visitors

The health visitors are qualified nurses with special training and experience in child health, health promotion and health education and are supported by a nursery nurse. They are based at Grasmere Street and can be contacted by telephone on 01942 775528

A weekly advice session (Baby Clinic) is held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month between 10:00 and 11:30 at Bridgewater Medical Centre.

Child health appointments also take place by appointment.

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