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Community Midwives

Fiona Brown

Fiona is based at Leicester Royal Infimary and works with our GP's to provide antenatal and postnatal care and advice to our pregnant ladies.

Community Nurses

Our district nurses are registered nurses who have undertaken further training. They provide skilled domiciliary nursing care for patients living in the community who are housebound or disabled. . They also play a major part in palliative care for our terminally ill patients and liaise closely with the doctors at the surgery and the Macmillan Nurses.

Health Visitors

Belinda Wright

Our health visitor, Belinda Wright, is a trained nurse who has undertaken further training to obtain the Health Visiting Qualification. As an advisor on childcare and family problems, the Health Visiting team work in the community with the family doctors.

They are notified of births, and they visit from Day 10-14 after birth. They maintain contact thereafter by further home visits and monitor all children up to the age of 5 years, co-ordinating Child Health Surveillance checks and mum’s postnatal check. They also carry out developmental checks and hold Baby Clinics at the Hinckley East Children’s Centre, Granville Road, Hinckley on a Wednesday afternoon by appointment only.

An appointment may be made by telephoning 01455 441980.

 

Attached Staff

Chiropody

Chiropody patients living in all areas covered by the practice are now seen at Hinckley Hospital. New patients may register by completing a form at reception and placing it in the chiropody box on the counter. An appointment will be sent to you by post.

Counsellor

A counselling service is provided by “Rethink” and is available at the practice. This service is provided to our practice on a weekly basis and is available to any patient who feels that that they may benefit from counselling. Since a doctor must make referral, please make an appointment to see your doctor to discuss this. Private counselling is also available on request.

 
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