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Home Visits

Doctor's bagIf possible please try to telephone reception before 11:00am if you require a home visit.

You may only request a home visit if you are housebound or are too ill to visit the practice. A telephone consultation will be booked to discuss with the on duty GP. Your GP will only visit you at home if they think that your medical condition requires it and will also decide how urgent or whether a visit is needed.

Other types of visits:

  • You can be visited at home by our Practice Nurse or community nurse if you are referred by your GP.

  • You should also be visited at home by a health visitor if you have recently had a baby (within the first two weeks of delivery) or if you are newly registered with a GP and have a child under five years.

  • Community / Palliative Nurses specilaise in assisting patients with long term/terminal illness.

  • District Nurse will visit a patient where requested by the hospital or GP where home assistance/ monitoring is required.

 

 
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