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Community Nurses

Our District nurse team provide skilled nursing care, advice and assessments for patients who are housebound.

Patients eligible for this service are those who:

  • are unable to travel to surgery due to serious illness or disability
  • are recovering from surgery and are too unwell to travel
  • need palliative nursing care
  • have undergone chemotherapy or radiotherapy and travel would be detrimental to recovery
  • need treatment which cannot be appropriately carried out in the surgery setting

Our District nurses can be contacted via the Surgery on 01305 251545. 

Health Visitors

The health visitors are able to offer support, advice and a listening ear to you and your family; this can include advice on parenting, post-natal depression, sleep, behaviour management, breastfeeding, weaning/feeding.

If you would like to speak to a health visitor please ring 01305 217065. The health visitors are based at Frederick Treves House, Poundbury. 


Pam Newton

Counselling can help you to deal with life problems such as:

  • Relationships
  • Finding lost purpose and meaning
  • Fear and anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Making decisions
  • Anger management
  • Forgiveness
  • Personal history issues
  • Dealing with change

If you feel counselling might be of help to you, please see a doctor who may refer you to our counsellor Pam Newton or to other counselling services.

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