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District Nursing

Our district nurses work in people’s homes and the local community to help patients improve, maintain, and recover their health, cope with health problems, and achieve the best possible quality of life, whatever their disease or disability. Every year our teams help thousands of people maintain their independence and support people return to their own homes sooner after a hospital visit.

Our district nursing teams treat a number of conditions including:

  • managing chronic long term conditions
  • caring for acutely ill patients
  • caring for post-operative patients
  • palliative care and end of life care
  • medication management
  • wound care management and advice
  • advice and management of continence problems
  • advice about healthy living
  • referral to other services

Who to contact

 0300 033 0333
District Nursing - Central London Community Healthcare

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Age Ranges
16 years and over

Local Offer

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Who is this service available to?

Our district nursing service is for housebound people aged over 16 who require nursing care in their home and local community.

How do you access this service?

People can be referred to our district nursing service by their GP, hospital consultant and other healthcare professional. Patients and their carers can also self-refer to our district nursing service.

How do we ensure the quality of this service?

Our vision is to lead out-of-hospital community healthcare and our mission is to give children a better start and adult’s greater independence.

Our Values:

Quality: We put quality at the heart of everything we do.

Relationships: We value our relationships with others.

Delivery: We deliver services we are proud of.

Community: We make a positive difference in our communities.

Last Updated 31/01/2019

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