Anyone over the age of 16 years who is registered with a GP within Community Services Bury who requires nursing care.
16 - 99
Description of service:
A district nurse will visit you at home if you are housebound or if there is a nursing reason why a home visit is appropriate.
As well as providing direct patient care, district nurses also have a teaching role, working with patients to enable them to care for themselves, or with family members teaching them how to give care to their relatives.
GP practices who all have a named District Nurse who can be contacted for referral purposes. Referrals are also accepted from other health care professionals.