This team of nurses and healthcare assistant provide nursing assessment and planned care to our patients who are unable to attend the surgery. Their specialist services include: continence, palliative care, assessment of need for home equipment, assessment and referral to leg ulcer clinics.
District nursing services are provided 7 days per week between 09:00 - 17:00, and an emergency service is available between 19:00 - 07:00. The team may be contacted on the following direct number: 01202 487817.
SMILE Team (Self management in Local Environment)
This team serves patients of both Burton and Bransgore Medical Centres and those of the Grove Surgery. Jane Bush is the Lead nurse and her team consists of two Self Care Facilitators, Claire Smith and Rachel Symms. The team care for the vulnerable elderly in their homes aiming to reduce emergency admissions to hospital.
Our Health Visitors specialise in child and family health and are also trained to give advice on many social and emotional issues affecting patients of all ages. Groups and clinics offered by the team include antenatal sessions, post-natal groups, parenting courses and Child Health Clinics, which are held in conjunction with the doctors.
The team can be contacted on the following Number: Bransgore 01425 673811
Other Members of the Primary Healthcare Team
Also part of our team are the Community Midwives, Community Psychiatric nurses, Physiotherapists, Counsellors, Chiropodists and a Foot Care Assistant. They all attend the surgery and details are available from the receptionists or your doctor.