Service Details

Venue Address

Address 1
St Martin's Hospital
Address 2
Clara Cross Lane
Town
Bath
County
Bath & NE Somerset
Postcode
BA2 5RP

More About The Organisation

About the Service

About the Organisation

Our Specialist Nursing Service aims to provide specialist home nursing for specific conditions such as cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, MS, MND, tissue viability or chronic heart failure.

The service provides a range of specialist nurses to aid in the care and management of specific conditions. Our nursing team includes:

Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse
•Providing advice & support on skin care, exercise & a healthy lifestyle, as well as treatment such as short intensive courses of bandaging, fitting of compression garments & manual lymphatic drainage.

Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse
•The MS Specialist Nurse sees people in a variety of different settings including nurse led clinics and at home, in order to provide information, advice and support for people with MS, their family members and health and social service professionals involved in their care. Click here to find out more.

Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse
•Provides a service for patients with complex or problematic wounds, giving advice on pressure ulcer prevention and specialist equipment.

IV Therapy Specialist Nurse
•Provides a community based IV therapy service in clinics or in patients’ homes for those requiring IV antibiotics, IV fluids, IV medication, blood transfusion and Venesection. We also provide central line care and maintenance. The aim of the service is to prevent admission to hospital and make treatments more accessible for patients. The service also supports early discharge from hospital. Click here to find out more.

Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist
•The Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist is a resource for patients, family members and for professionals, providing information, advice and support for people with Parkinson’s, their family members, and health and social service professionals involved in their care. The nurse runs clinics to assess & discuss problems/concerns and review medications; she provides telephone or email advice; does in-reach onto hospital wards, provides education to promote a better understanding of Parkinson’s, and liaises with other health and social service professionals.

How do people access your service?
They need a referral

Service Details

Type Of Service
Health
We support the following age groups:
14-25 Years
Who can use your service?

This service is for housebound adult patients in need of nursing care, and who are living in the Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire areas or who are registered with a GP in those areas.

You can be referred to this service by your:
•GP
•Social Care Team
•Community Based Services
•Royal United Hospital
•Health Access Team

Can siblings who are not disabled use your service?