During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.
Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
You can read some general NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB
If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111
Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.
We are a community based service which is nurse led and provides care in the Bassetlaw area. We provide nursing assessments and care for patients with a physical healthcare need, are housebound or temporarily housebound and over 18 years of age. We visit patients at home or in residential care who are unable to leave their property on their own or with minimal support.
Our community teams usually comprise of a range of difference staff including:
Our teams work closely with hospitals, GPs, Adult Social Care, care home matrons, and other healthcare professionals / services involved in a patient care. We also work closely with
to provide care to meet a wide range of health care needs.
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 Any violence, abuse or harassment may result in treatment being withdrawn.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 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.
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: