"Thorough examination and OT referral"

About: Mansfield & Ashfield / Community nursing, Ashfield

(as the patient),

I was unwell, I usually have the district nurses visiting for a wound. Because I was unwell she did a thorough examination, took some blood spoke to the gp. Changed some equipment. Before this visit she had referred me to the Occupational Therapist to sort some other things out.

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Response from Helen Hallam, Head of Service, Community Adult Services (Ashfield), County Health Partnerships

Hopefully when we have the Integrated Care teams set up and running in Mansfield & Ashfield, this Multi Disciplinary, Multi Agency approach will be the norm for patients who require different disciplines to attend to patient's needs.

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