We are a community-based service which is nurse-led and delivers care in the Mid Nottinghamshire and Bassetlaw area. We provide nursing assessments and care for patients with a physical healthcare need, who are housebound or temporarily housebound, and aged over 18. We visit patients at home or in residential care who are unable to leave on their own or with minimal support.
Our community teams usually include a range of different staff such as:
Our teams work closely with hospitals, GPs, adult social care, care home matrons, and other healthcare professionals/services. We also meet a wide range of health needs by working closely with:
The service supports and encourages people with disabilities and long-term conditions to cope and recover their health problems to try and achieve the best possible quality of independent life.
Some of services we offer are:
Our staff require a safe entry into your property and expect to work in a smoke free area, safe, and free from verbal abuse.
Our NHS Trust adopts a zero-tolerance policy. Any violence, abuse or harassment may result in treatment being withdrawn.
All uncaged animals must be contained i.e. shut away in another room or outside of the property so as not to obstruct the nurses’ entrance or exit.
We require access to handwashing facilities and kitchen roll to dry our hands.
Please note that our nursing staff do not carry any medications or dressings. It is your responsibility to arrange delivery and collection of any items required for your treatment.
GPs, hospitals, healthcare professionals and Adult Social Care can also refer patients in.
Families, carers, and patients can self-refer into the service if they have previously been known to the Community Nursing Service.
Patients can be referred, or self-refer into the service as follows.
Tel: 01623 781891
Once you no longer have a nursing requirement or when your needs can be more appropriately met by another service i.e. practice nurse, we will discharge you into their care.
It will be the patient’s own responsibility to arrange transport to appointments with other services: