District nursing sisters are qualified to degree level and provide a service to housebound patients. Friarwood Surgery are supported by a team of fully qualified nurses.
The team provides professional support and advice in a variety of areas such as terminal care, wound care, incontinence assessments and some post-operative discharge follow-ups.
Each patient is assessed individually and care planned accordingly, in discussion with the patient.
Referral on to other agencies may be appropriate in some cases.