Nursing in the Community

The Children’s community nursing team consist of highly trained and experienced paediatric nurses.  The nurses visit children at home to deliver nursing care to children with both long term and acute conditions.  The nurses work closely with allied professionals such as dieticians, community paediatricians, psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, school nurses and social workers. 
 
  • Administration of Intravenous antibiotics
  • Administration of chemotherapy
  • Wound care
  • Sleep studies
  • Reviews of illness
  • Taking blood
  • Nasogastric tube care and replacement
  • Gastrostomy care
  • End of life support
  • Eczema care
Working on it!