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Health Visitors

The health visiting service is available to all families with children up to 5 years of age including expectant mums.  Our practice health visitor team members are Fiona Fontaine, Jenny Moreland and Stacey court and they are based at the Gateway in Craven Arms and the parents helpline telephone number 01588 676322.

There is a weekly health vistor clinic every Wednesday from 1-3pm appointment needed.  If you have any worries or concerns about your childs health, growth or development please do not hesitate to contact one of the team. 

Attached Staff

Community Care Co-ordinator

Susan Millington is based at the practice one day per week on a Monday, assisting patients in need of help, support and advice by signposting them to other useful services.  Community Care Co-ordinators work with the NHS, the council and voluntary services and have become local experts on what is happening in our community.  Susan can help you to keep socially active and maintain your independence.  You can speak to Susan by contacting the practice on our main telephone number 01588 672309.

Community Nursing Sisters

Will provide nursing assistance for those confined to their home. They can be contacted by telephoning 01588 676323, please leave a message on their answer machine. Messages are read at 08:30, 13:00 and 16:30. Messages after 14:00 are dealt with the following day. The District nurses are available at weekends, but there is currently no out-of-hours service between 17:00 - 09:00.

Community Midwives

Provide ante-natal clinics, ante-natal relaxation, aqua natal, parent craft classes, visiting patients in their homes both before and after delivery of their babies and post natal groups. They can be contacted at Ludlow hospital, maternity department on 01584 871120.

Counselling

Offers an opportunity to talk to someone who will listen to you and help you to explore your difficulties and your feelings in an accepting and supportive way. Reasons for talking to a counsellor may be

  • Relationship and family difficulties
  • Work related problems
  • Difficulty coming to terms with bereavement or loss of a relationship, job, physical abilities
  • Living with abuse or dealing with the effects of past abuse
  • Feeling anxious or depressed

You can self refer to the counselling service, simply by telephoning 0300 1236020

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