Overview of the service
The Community Nursing Service provides a comprehensive range of treatments which enable individuals to avoid unnecessary admission to hospital, or where hospitalisation is necessary, to support discharge back into the community. Nursing care includes the assessment and planning of care for patients, ensuring proactive advice and information.
Who can access this service?
To access this service patients must be:
- Over 18 years of age
- Registered with a Sutton GP
- Housebound or have a specific nursing need
This service isn't suitable for patients who can easily access care within a clinical environment.
Team members who may be involved in patient care
- District Nurses
Is patient self-referral available?
No, patients will need to referred by their GP or hospital team.
Is transport provided?
No, patients will need to provide their own transport, though home visits are available.
Are home visits available?
Yes, patients can be visited at home. Please speak to the Community Nursing team on the number below for more information.
For all enquiries from both patients and healthcare professionals, please contact:
The Royal Marsden Community Services
Tel: 0208 661 3908
Fax: 0208 661 3910
Integrated Locality Teams
Contact details for integrated team members can be found using the links below: