Crail Medical Practice

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Housebound & Older People

District Nurses

District Nurses carry out many roles for housebound patients, including:

  • General nursing procedures and investigations
  • Post-surgery care
  • Assessment of patients’ needs
  • Care for terminally ill patients
  • Loaning of equipment
  • Looking after wounds and leg ulcers
  • Educating patients about self-care

Referrals can be made by a Doctor or nurse at the practice, patients themselves or by carers and family members. If you are already under the care of the district nursing service their contact telephone number is;-

Single point of contact during normal working hours (8.30 – 4.30) 0141 355 2180

Outwith normal working hours – North Out of Hours district nursing service – 0141 355 1688