Extended Health Care team.

In addition to our practice staff, we also work with an extended healthcare team. These consist of Social Prescribers, pharmacists, First Contact Physios, Health Coaches and mental health practitioners. Please see the video below for more information on these health care staff.

Please note we do not current have a physicians Associate or Paramedic 

More information on Social Prescribers including the names of the social prescribers working with the Village Surgery can be found here

Community Midwives

The Community Midwife offers all women advice on all aspects of pregnancy and runs ante natal clinics in conjunction with the doctors. She holds parent craft, relaxation classes and will offer advice on breast feeding, as well as all other aspects of postnatal care at home. Partners are encouraged and welcomed at all times. Consultation by appointment.

Community Nurses

The District Nurses provide home nursing for patients who, because of the nature or severity of their illness, are housebound. They nurse chronically and acutely ill patients, those who require post-operative nursing or those who are terminally ill. The District Nurses are also able to give advice on such topics as health promotion, healthy life-styles, rehabilitation, nursing equipment and the Carer’s Group.

The District Nurses may be contacted by telephone weekdays on 01202 247777 from 8.30 – 9.00 am and 12.30 – 1.00 pm. At other times an answering machine is available for messages.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitor can offer advice on health care to all ages, but in particular to expectant mothers, small children, the elderly and the handicapped. The Health Visitors can be contacted by telephone on weekdays on 01202 458065 between 9.00 am – 5.00 pm. At other times an answering machine is available for messages.
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