The community matron service is responsible for supporting patients with long term conditions and the management of a defined caseload of work.
Community matrons work covers GP practices, care homes and intermediate care centres.
The community matron service is available 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and the rapid response and community intravenous antibiotic services are provided between 8am and 11pm, seven days a week.
- Referrals and contact should be made via Single Point of Access on 01642 065070 (Monday to Sunday, 8am to 6pm).
- Referrals outside of these hours are made through NHS 111.