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Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse 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.

Attached Staff

District Nurses

Our team of district nurses have great and wide-ranging experience in giving nursing care in the community.

District Midwives

Provision for expectant mothers is given in our weekly antenatal clinics by our two district midwives who also give care in the home for newly-delivered mothers and their babies.

Macmillan Nurse

The specialised nursing care and support necessary for those with cancer is given by the Macmillan nurse who is based at the Hospice at St Albans City Hospital.

Other Agencies

Social Services

Available for a wide range of problems including those experienced by the elderly, disabled, housebound, and mentally ill. Enquiries should be made by calling 01438 737400.

Community Psychiatric Nurses

These very experienced and specially trained nurses work in the community to promote mental well-being as well as providing support and treatment for those with emotional and psychiatric problems. They can be contacted via your doctor or via social services.

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