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Community Midwives

The midwives are located at the Harmsworth Crescent Childrens Centre and provide a full range of maternity and after birth care. 

Antenatal Clinics are run by the Community Midwife who will monitor your health through pregnancy and the development of your unborn baby. Appointments for the Clinic should be made through reception. 

Community Nurses

District Nurses can visit adult patients who are confined to their homes. The District Nursing team are able to help with many short and long term conditions and will carry out an assessment of need and agree a plan of care. Their skills include wound care, palliative care (for people who are terminally ill), continence problems, some injections and long term health care such as for those with Diabetes or Chronic Heart Disease. They can be contacted on(01273) 242006. However, please note patients cannot self-refer - a request for District Nurses to visit must be made via a nurse or doctor.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors in this area work geographically and are based at several different sites. The Health Visitors in the Under Fives Team based at Mile Oak Medical Centre cover the BN41 postcodes (and BN42 for patients registered with a Portslade GP). Health Visitors are qualified Nurses with specialist training and experience in promoting better health. The Health Visiting Team aims to enable individuals and families to manage their own health and provide support as needed especially for those with young children.provide care and advice for parents/guardians of children from birth to five years and may also be contacted for advice during pregnancy. In addition to home visits, the Health Visitors run drop-in clinics with Early Years Visitors at South and North Portslade Children's Centres where parents can get advice, guidance, information and support.

For details of clinic times or advice please ring (01273) 426216.

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