Health Visitor for the Elderly
There is a team of Health Visitors for the Elderly based at Prospect View and our Health Visitor. The team help in the assessment and coordinating the care for elderly patients in their own homes. A referral is usually made by your Doctor or the team can be contacted directly.
Health Visitor for Children
Our Health Visitor for Children provides help and support for pre-school children and their parents. She also provides routine health surveillance for pre-school children. Appointments can be made through Reception or they can be contacted directly.
New Court Surgery subscribes to the Gold Standard Framework in providing a high level of palliative care for our patients with cancer and terminal illness. Our attached palliative care nurses provide these services in co-ordination with the Doctors at the practice. Regular team meetings are held at Prospect View. Arrangements to see either Beryl or Cheryline can be arranged through reception or via your usual Doctor.
Substance Misuse Management Service
The practice has for over twenty years provided a service to help substance users. This service is surgery-based for patients with addiction problems especially to opiates and any other substance use problems. This service is provided by the doctors with help from of the Community Drugs Team. To access these services please speak to one of the doctors.
We consider this a very important service that we run and we will always endeavour to help clients whenever possible, however, in certain circumstances it may be felt that a client is not suitable for supervision at the surgery. This decision would be taken by the doctors after discussion with the Liaison worker. We would continue to provide general Medical Services to these clients.
Our Gateway Worker provides access to support and counselling for patients with mental health problems. Referral will usually be made by your Doctor.