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District Nurses

The district nursing service is designed to treat you in you own home with nursing skills if you are housebound..

You may be referred to this service by your doctor or other NHS departments.

The role of the district nusres includes wound management, continence management, administration of drugs, palliative care (terminal illness), professional advice and liaison with other agencies. 24 hour service is available.

Contacting the District Nursing Service

If you need to contact the district nurses ring the following numbers.

    Normal Hours

That is 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday can be contacted on Tel: 01706 260746

This number is not always manned, but you can leave a message on their answering machine, or ring the "Single Point of Access" number below. Don't forget to leave your number.

   Out of Hours

That is after 5.00pm to 8.00am  Tel: 01254 291146

   Single Point of Access

An alternative number to ring from 7.45am to 5.15pm 7 days a week, 365 days a year is 01254 359126 This phone is manned all the time.

Patient Information

  • Nursing notes and equipment may be left in your home, please keep them safe.
  • Please be aware that if you are not housebound you may be assessed as being able to attend the treatment room to complete your treatment, this is in keeping with the Haslingden integrated team referral criteria which is available on request.
  • Please order and collect all prescriptions, equipment and other supplies as promptly as possible.
  • Your visit will be arranged at a mutually convenient time; however this may not always be possible.
  • With your consent the nurse may need to liaise with agencies and professionals. A copy of written referrals is available on request.


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