district nurse service

district nurse service

An NHS (UK) community health service (e.g., wound care, pain control) provided by district nurses to those requiring it at home or in other residential settings.
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If you need the services of a district nurse outside of normal working hours you can call the out-of-hours district nurse service on 0845 608-0320.
But the district nurse service is being stretched to breaking point as we're looking after much more complex cases than we did when became a district nurse in 1984.
I AM writing through sheer disgust and frustration at Mersey Health Authority's re-structuring of the district nurse service.
Elsewhere Cleddau Day Hospital at Pembroke Dock is shutting, the overnight minor injuries unit at Tenby will be closed, the county's district nurse service will no longer operate on a 24-hour basis, and five beds at South Pembrokeshire Hospital in Pembroke Dock are being scrapped.

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