The district midwife holds fortnightly clinics alongside the doctor and visits expectant and new mothers at home as necessary. She can be contacted via the surgery and can also be seen by appointment there.
The district nursing team provides general nursing care in the community. They have a wide knowledge of national services available to patients and their families, from statutory and voluntary sources. You can call them on 01635 254188
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. Please phone:
01635 292101 – Woolton Hill
0300 303 3944 – Kintbury
01635 273626 – Duty Health Visitor 9-5 Mon-Fri
Other N.H.S. Community Professionals who can be seen at the surgery are the footcare attendant and counsellors. Appointments are made on the recommendation of your doctor.