Our hospice nurse works with all members of our practice team and is responsible for the home care of patients referred to the Hospice. They provide help and support and are a valuable link between the hospice and the doctors in the practice in the care of our patients. Once referral has been made they can be contacted directly on 01292 269200.
Mental Health Practitioner
If you are between the age of 18-64 and have a non-urgent mental health problem, then make an appointment with our mental health nurse practitioner (MHP) – Michelle Robertson, who can see you for assessment of your mental health and further signpost or refer you to other services.
The MHP service will provide:
· Possible telephone triage to ascertain clinical need/priority
· Face to face mental health screening/assessment appointments
· Sign posting/ onward referral to the most appropriate service
· Psycho education for patients
Please note: the MHP service does not provide:
· Fit notes
Already known to Mental Health Services?
If you are already known to mental health services you should contact your local health team directly.