Description of service
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.
They provide care to patients who have a short term nursing needs, require nursing care following a hospital discharge, have a long term condition or a terminal illness.
They also operate treatment rooms for patients who are able to leave their home and for whom it is clinically appropriate to do so.
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 18, who resides in Warrington and/ or is registered with a Warrington 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 Warrington in the following locations:
Covering Birchwood, Culcheth, Fearnhead and Padgate GPs.
Telephone number: 01925 843866 / 843874
Covering Westbrook, Penketh, Burtonwood, Chapelford, Causeway, Hoodmanor, Springfield, Folly Lane and Guardian GPs.
Bath Street Health and Wellbeing Centre
Telephone number: 01925 867929
Covering Eric Moore, Four seasons, Parkview, Dallam Lane, Holes Lane, Helsby Street, Greenbank, Fairfield Surgery, 280 Manchester Road and Cockhedge Medical Centre.
Orford Jubilee Park
Telephone number: 01925 251485 / 251480 / 251308
Covering Stockton Heath, Stretton, Appleton, Latchford and Lymm GP’s.
Telephone number: 01925 867795
Via the above numbers between the hours of 9am and 5pm from Monday to Friday.
At all other times including evenings, weekend and bank holidays – telephone 111.
Simon’s pressure ulcer treatment helps him back to work
Warrington’s Tissue Viability Services (TVS) and District Nurses, both part of Bridgewater Community Heathcare NHS Foundation Trust, are helping 34 year old Simon Birchall get back to work after a pressure ulcer affected him for the last 13 months.
Simon, who is affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy believes he first developed his pressure ulcer on a family holiday, where some of his pressure relieving equipment wasn’t working correctly.