Trudi Arkinstall and Emma Corrigan
District Nurse Team Leader
The District Nursing Team continues to provide high quality research-based care for patients who are house bound and are unable to access surgery facilities. We are integral part of the wider healthcare team, social services and other agencies. We support complex packages promoting early discharge from hospital and preventing hospital admissions. We are a pro-active team promoting innovative district nursing services, maintenance of health and wellbeing, management of chronic diseases, holistic assessment of nursing needs, care of the dying and supporting the vulnerable older person at home. We manage nurse-led clinics for leg ulcer treatment and continence management. Contact the Health Centre for Community Services advice on (01395) 226590.
The Health Visitors Team are based at the Withycombe Clinic, Withycombe Village Road and be contacted on 01395 222736 .
The Practice continues to encourage and supports the close working with Midwives, Health Visitors, Hospiscare, Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Services, Chiropodists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists.