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Coronavirus Helpline - Dial 111 and select Option 1

 

Use the 111 online coronavirus service for information.

DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL

For more information follow this link: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/

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Pharmacists

Ms Geraldine McClean
Ms Claire McEvoy

Community Nurses

The district nurses see patients at the clinics or in their homes. They carry out dressings and wound care. They provide nursing care and support especially for the postoperative patient, the chronically sick, the house-bond and the terminally ill. They carry out various tests and procedures at the request of GP or hospital doctor. They advise and supply on incontinence problems and advise on how to get other help.

The district nursing team can be contacted at the following addresses:

Newcastle Clinic
20-22 Park Avenue
Newcastle
BT33 0DY
Telephone: 028 437 23346

Castlewellan Clinic
23 Newcastle Road
Castlewellan
BT31 9DP
Telephone: 028 437 72090

Health Visitors

The health visitors can also be contacted at the above addresses and telephone numbers. They are available to help with health matters relating mainly to the under fives e.g. feeding, growth and development, hearing and eyesight problems. They also help with advice on health matters with the elderly.

Attached Staff

Community Psychiatric Nurse Service
This service is based at the Downshire Hospital and can only be accessed by a GP referral.

Community Addictions Team
This service is based at the Downshire Hospital and can only be accessed by a GP referral.
Miss Cailin Hynes

Physiotherapist For Assessment

Kate Havern

Senior Social Work Practitioner

Maria Flanagan

Senior Social Work Practitioner

Sharon Rooney

Social Worker Assistant

Vivienne McBurney

Mental Health Practitioner

 
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