District Nursing Service
District Nurses provide a 24 hour nursing service over 365 days a year providing nursing care and treatments to patients in their own homes to include residential homes.
- About Us
They provide care to patients who have a short term nursing needs, require nursing care following a hospital discharge, have a long term condition or a terminal illness.
They also operate treatment rooms for patients who are able to leave their home and for whom it is clinically appropriate to do so.
District Nurses work in partnership with patients, carers, GP’s, Hospitals, Specialist Nurses, Community Matrons, Macmillan Nurses, Social Care Teams and all other Allied Health Professional to help you to live as independently as possible.
Following a referral, your District Nurse will undertake an assessment to discuss your needs and agree a care plan with you.
- Accessing our Services
The service can be accessed by adults who are registered with a Wigan Borough GP, 24 hours a day.
This may be by self referral, or a referral from the GP, other allied health professional, social services, hospital, hospice or voluntary agencies.
- District Nursing Treatment Room
The district nursing treatment room provides nursing care to patients in a clinic setting.
How can people access the service?
The treatment room service is appointment based and can be accessed through self referral or referral from the GP, hospital, other allied health professional.
Where is the service offered?
Treatment rooms are located throughout Wigan Borough at:
Ashton Clinic, Queens Avenue, Ashton in Makerfield Wigan, WN4 8LB
Golborne Clinic, Lowton Road, Golborne, WA3 3EG
Platt Bridge Health Centre, Rivington Avenue, Platt Bridge, WN2 5NG
Hindley Health Centre, Liverpool Road, Hindley, WN2 3HQ
Leigh Health Centre, The Avenue, Leigh, 01942 483300
Atherton Health Centre, Omerod House, Nelson Street, Atherton, M46 OLE
Tyldesley Health Centre, Poplar Street, Tyldesley, M29 8AX
Aspull Clinic, Haigh Road, Aspull, Wigan, WN2 1XH
Pemberton Health Centre, Sherwood Drive, Pemberton, Wigan, WN5 9QX
Worsley Mesnes Health Centre, Chandler House, Poolstock Lane, Wigan, WN3 5HL
Wigan Health Centre, Boston House, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN6 7LB
Shevington Clinic, Miles Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8EW
Standish Clinic, High Street, Standish, Wigan, WN6 OHD
The service operates a central booking line: 01942 483483
The contact times for the central booking line are Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm (with the exception of bank holidays).
- Contact Details
Teams are based across Wigan Borough in the following locations:
Ashton Team: 01942 483034
Golborne Team: 01942 483661
Hindley Team: 01942 482311
Platt Bridge Team: 01942 482311
Grasmere and Leigh Team: 01942 481878
Atherton Team: 01942 481007
Tyldesley Team: 01942 481007
Wigan and Standish and Shevington Team: 01942 482100
Worsley Mesnes and Longshoot Team: 01942 481477
Pemberton and Orrell Team: 01942 481967
The team can be reached using the numbers between the hours of 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday.
At weekends via the numbers above between the hours of 9am to 5pm.
Between the hours of 5pm and 8am please contact the District Nursing Out of Hours Service on 01942 481155.