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Wolverhampton District Nurses

We are committed to providing the nursing care you need.  We work with you and other professionals involved with your care, together with your family members to agree a personalised care plan which will be reviewed and changed as required.

We aim to promote your independence and self-care where possible and to provide your care where this is not acheivable.

District Nursing Home Visiting and Community Clinics

Our service operates every day of the year between 8am and 10pm. We also have an emergency response service between 10pm and 8am every day of the year.

If you are clinically housebound will provide your care in your own home and this includes sheltered accommodation or residential care.

If you are not clinically housebound we will provide your care in one of our community clinics which are held at:

  • West Park Hospital (Monday to Friday)
  • Phoenix Health Centre (Monday – Sunday)
  • Primrose Lane Health Centre (Monday – Friday)
  • Mayfields Health Centre - Doppler & Ear Syringe only (Monday - Wednesday)

Referral Criteria

You must be at least 18 years of age, have a nursing need and live in Wolverhampton or have a Wolverhampton GP.

 

Nursing Need (This list is an example of the care we provide)

  • Chronic Wound/Pressure Injury monitoring and treatment
  • Lymphoedema monitoring and treatment
  • Administering Medication eg insulin, eye drops, injections
  • Central Line Care
  • PEG care and feeding
  • Tracheostomy
  • Enemas
  • End of Life and palliative care.
  • Catheter care including support during trial without catheter (TWOC)
  • Surgical stitch and staple removal.
  • Ear Syringing

Exclusions

  • Blood Sugar monitoring.
  • One-off Blood pressure checks.
  • Application of cream/leg washes.
  • Application of stockings.
  • Catheter bag changes.
  • Patients in nursing homes.

For further information please get in touch with the service.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Adult Community Services
Contact Position
Call Handling Team
Telephone
01902 442609
Website
Wolverhampton District Nurses

Where to go

Name
Adult Community Services
Address
Phoenix Health Centre
Parkfield Road
Parkfield
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV4 6ED

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every day (including all bank holidays)
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Session Information
08.00am - 22.00pm

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
18 years and over
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Your GP, hospital doctor or other health professional can refer you through WUTAS on 01902 443322

One of our senior nurses will triage all referrals to ensure that we are the right service for you and that you are cared for by the team in your local area.  If our service is not the right one for your needs the health profesional who referred you to us will be advised quickly so that alternative arrangements can be made for the care you need.

Record Last Updated on: 07/12/2018

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