District Nursing Service – Halton

District nurses provide a 24 hour nursing service over 365 days a year providing nursing care and treatments to patients in their own homes to include residential homes.

District nurses provide care to patients who have a short term nursing need, require nursing care following a hospital discharge, have a long term condition or a terminal illness.

District nurses work in partnership with patients, carers, GP’s, Hospitals, Specialist Nurses, Community Matrons, Macmillan Nurses, Social Care Teams and all other Allied Health Professional to  help you to live as independently as possible.

Following a referral your District Nurse will undertake an assessment to discuss your needs and agree a care plan with you.

Who can access the service?

Any person over the age of 16, who is registered with a Halton GP.

How can people access the service?

The service can be accessed 24 hours a day.  This may be by self referral, or a referral from the GP, other allied health professional, social services, hospital, hospice or voluntary agencies.

Where is the service offered?

Teams are based across Widnes and Runcorn in the following locations:


Chapelfields Clinic:  Appleton Village and Newtown surgeries
Telephone:  0151 495 5213

Chapelfields Clinic: covering Beeches M.C. Hough Green Health Park and Upton Rocks surgeries
Telephone: 0151 495 5209

Peel House Medical Centre: covering Peelhouse Plaza and Oaks Place surgery
Telephone: 0151 511 5769

Beaconsfield Road Medical Centre:  covering…Beaconsfiled Surgery and West Bank surgery
Telephone: 0151 511 5651


St Pauls health Centre: covering Tower House Practice and Grove House practices and Heath Road Medical
Telephone: 01928 842530

Hallwood Health Centre: covering Brookvale Practice and Wevervale Practice
Telephone: 01928 593409

Castlefields Health Centre: covering Castlefields  Health Centre and Murdishaw Health Centre and Windmill Hill
Telephone: 01928 842774

Contact details


At weekends, bank holidays and out of hours (5pm – 9am): 0151 495 5019


At weekends, bank holidays and out of hours (5pm – 9am): 0151 495 5019

Useful Information

Information for patients about the District Nursing Service leaflet

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