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Integrated Primary Care Teams (includes District Nurse): CNWL

Camden
Upcoming Review — this page is due to be reviewed by Wednesday, 08 February 2023. The information shown here may be outdated.

Three Integrated Primary Care Teams provide district nursing, rehabilitation physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, complex care, pharmacy technician and clinical psychology input to housebound patients.

The team creates a care plan to include:

  • urinary catheter care (or for other catheter services, Catheter Management)
  • tissue viability and wound care
  • assessment for continence products
  • palliative care/end of life
  • falls prevention service
  • case management
  • injectable medication administration (if patient is unable to self-manage)
  • home-based OT/PT/SLT therapy assessment and rehabilitation to improve independence.

Please see contact details for each location, below.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • over 18, live in Camden, and registered with a GP
  • housebound and cannot easily attend clinics

Exclusions

  • no nursing need or rehabilitation potential
  • not housebound
  • only need is social care
  • need immediate admission to secondary care
  • require administration of psychiatric medication or main presenting problem is mental health issue
  • need help with tasks (e.g. collection of prescriptions, delivery of incontinence equipment)
  • referral for provision of OT equipment only

How to refer

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

Complete EMIS form called 'Camden Community Health Referral Form - CNWL' which can be found on the EMIS Forms page, and attach any relevant discharge or outpatient reports.

e: camdenreferrals.cnwl@nhs.net

For Twilight/Overnight service, referrals for same/next-day appointments need to be received by 4pm, Mon–Fri.

The dedicated EMIS referral form for community phlebotomy appointments is on the EMIS Forms page.

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Complete referral form and attach any relevant discharge or outpatient reports.

e: camdenreferrals.cnwl@nhs.net

For Twilight/Overnight service, referrals for same/next-day appointments need to be received by 4pm, Mon–Fri.


Locations

Belsize Priory Team (West Locality)

Gospel Oak Team (North Locality)

Hunter Street Team (South Locality)

Rapid Response

9am–9pm daily, Rapid Response Admission Avoidance

Twilight & Overnight Nursing

Twilight Nursing Service phone line available 7-9pm daily; Overnight Nursing Service phone line available 9pm–8aim daily

Service Feedback

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Adults

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children


Review date: Wednesday, 08 February 2023