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Date: 22 September 2021
The District Nursing Service operates 7 days a week from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm and offers a wide range of nursing care. They also provide an out of hours on call service from 8.00pm to 8.00am.
Teams of District Nurses are based in local communities across the Island:
The District Nursing service offers an open referral system to allow patients/carers to self refer and any health or social care professional to refer a person for assessment and where appropriate care provision.
Referrals are accepted for people who are:
West and Central Locality
Covering Cowes, Newport, Freshwater areas
Newport Team based at St. Mary's Hospital – telephone: 01983 534323
North East Locality
Covering Ryde, East Cowes area
Based in Ryde - telephone 01983 552533
Covering Sandown, Shanklin, Ventnor areas
Based at The Barracks, Sandown – telephone: 01983 534050.