The Applebeech midwife team will attend pregnant women of this practice in the ante-natal and post-natal period and offer delivery care to those booked at Whiston. The midwives can be contacted at The Healthcare Resource Centre on 0151 495 5079.
The district nursing team, led by Christine Burge, deal with all the nursing requirements in the home and they are also offer appointments for routine dressings, removal of sutures and ear syringing.
|The health visitors are registered nurses 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. They can be contacted at Chapelfield Clinic on 0151 495 5200.|
The cardiac nurse is a specialist registered nurse working in the area of heart treatment. The cardiac nurse deals with cardiovascular diseases, coronary conditions and other cardiological conditions.
The wellbeing nurse forms therapeutic relationships with mentally ill people and their families. The range of conditions is vast; neuroses, psychoses, phychological and personality disorders all come under the broad heading of mental health.
Medicines Management Team
The medicines management team support the primary healthcare team in all medicine management issues. The role of the medicines managament team includes;
- Responding to clinical enquiries from the GP's and practice staff
- Ensuring patients get the most cost effective, evidence based medicines available
- Raising awareness of any new guidance around medicines use
- Facilitating improvements in quality, safety, patient & practice satisfaction
- Reducing waste