Who is Harrow District Nursing Service for?
Adults aged 18 and over who are registered with a Harrow GP and unable to access nursing services in their GP practice because they are housebound or due to certain medical conditions.
What does the service provide?
The Harrow District Nursing Service provides domiciliary nursing assessment, treatment and self-care support for adults who are housebound or due to certain medical conditions.
The service works closely with local hospital care providers and Harrow social services to ensure that service users are supported to remain in their home, to facilitate discharge from hospital and to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.
The service also works closely with GP practices and specialist community nursing services such as tissue viability, diabetes specialist nursing, end of life care services and coronary heart disease services to ensure that holistic medical needs of patients are met.
How do I access the service?
Referrals can be made by GPs and other health practitioners.
The service is available 24 hours, seven days a week.
The service is provided by Central London Community Health Care Trust (CLCH).
For further information about the service visit CLCH District Nurses