Community health services
Here we provide a round-up of some of the main community health services available in the borough.
Home medical care
The clinical nurse specialist HIV/AIDS and the HIV link nurse can help with home nursing care, support and advice for people with HIV, their partners, carers and families.They can advise on hospice and respite facilities, if these are needed.
The clinical nurse specialist and the HIV link nurse are based at 245 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8DB. Tel: 020 8304 3760.
Clinical nurse specialist pager: 07659 143818
HIV link nurse pager: 07659 122504
District nursing service
District nurses are responsible for assessing the nursing and emotional needs of anyone who is ill and is living at home. The aim of the District Nursing Service is to promote a caring environment which reflects individual choice and maintains independence for as long as possible.
If you want to be referred to a district nurse contact your GP or ring the community liaison nurse desk on 020 8298 6031.
For confidential HIV counselling and testing, information on safer sex, free condoms, clean needles and syringes contact the HIV counsellor on 020 8298 1071 (mobile 07774 903871).