District nursing in Ealing

  • Our district nursing service in Ealing provides you with nursing care if you have a condition that means you cannot leave home.

  • Telephone number: 020 8967 5400
  • Service hours: 8:30-5pm (for our main service), or 4:30pm-11pm (for the Twilight service)
  • Location: Ealing
  • Division: Urgent and emergency care

About the service

Our District Nursing team in Ealing  provide you with nursing care if you are:

  • over 18 years old
  • have a short or long-term condition which makes it difficult for you to leave the house
  • would find it difficult to access regular healthcare if we did not visit you.

We provide our service five days a week between 8:30am and 5pm, with a reduced service at  weekends and out of hours.

If you're under our care, you will have an team of nurses to call regarding your treatment or if you need help and advice. We:

  • assess your individual healthcare needs
  • discuss and plan your care with you
  • provide you with skilled nursing care in your own home
  • refer you to other agencies if you need.

Information about your care

We provide you with:

  • general nursing care when you are ill
  • ongoing nursing care after you have left hospital
  • advice on how to live a more healthy life
  • advice on continence
  • administration of medication
  • care for you if you have a long-term condition and complex needs
  • screening
  • immunisation
  • palliative and end-of-life care
  • assessment for equipment so that we can keep you as independent as possible
  • referrals to other health and social care services if you need.

We work very closely with your local GP, and work in partnership with other health and social care professionals.

You can be referred to the District Nursing service by:

  • your GP
  • your Practice Nurse
  • a hospital
  • other health and social care professionals.

Where we provide your care

We provide your care in your own home.

Our teams are based in five locations across Ealing:

Contact our service

To contact us, please call 0208 967 5400.

You can use this number both for our main service, and for our Twilight service, which runs between 4pm and 11pm.

When you call us, we will ask you several questions. This is so that we can identify you, and your reason for calling.

We will then pass your call on to your district nursing team or advanced community practitioner straight away.

When will you hear from us?

  • If your call is received before 2pm, you will receive a telephone call by 4:30pm the same day.
  • If your call is received after 2pm, then you will receive a telephone call by 10am the following day.
  • If we assess your call as urgent, you will receive a telephone call and a visit the same day.

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