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Community Midwives

Community Midwives offer a full range of support from pre-conception to at least one month following the birth of your baby. We also have access to specialist Midwives who provide care for women and families who have drug and alchohol dependancy, teenage pregnancies and domestic abuse issues. They also offer hospital care at the four local hospitals and actively promote home births when safe to do so.        

(0151 495 5079)

 

Community Nurses

The team of District/Community Staff Nurses provide skilled nursing care to patients in the community who, due to ill health, are unable to access our services in the usual way including patients who are housebound, elderly and terminally ill.

For patients who are able to attend the Health Centre, they offer Treatment Room Sessions for dressings and wound care (including compression bandaging), ear syringing, dopplers (blood circulation assessment), continence assessments, B12 and other injections. 

Health Visitors

Our Health Visitors are no longer based with us at Castlefields and they are now based at Murdishaw Health Centre, please contact Murdishaw Health Centre to get in contact. Many thanks.

Miranda McKintyre

Rebecca Patrick

Karen Anwyll (Family Support Worker)

Barbara Travis (Clinic Assistant)

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Counsellors

Rhian Taffler, assisted by a team of newly qualified/trainee Counsellors - all based at the Health Centre.

They offer various counselling techniques to our patients (adults and children aged 5 and over). If you feel you would benefit from counselling please ask your GP to refer you. A Health Visitor can also initiate child referrals.

 
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