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)
- 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.