Healthcare Team

Community Midwives

  • Abbey View - 01747 856713
  • Sturminster Newton – 01258 474500

The Community Midwives are a small team, based at the practice, able to give advice on all options of care throughout your pregnancy, labour and offer care at home for up to 28 days following the birth. They also provide a 24 hour emergency service.  Their philosophy of care is that the relationship between mother and midwife is fundamental to good midwifery care.  You are able to have an appointment with the midwives without seeing your GP first.


Community Nurses

  • Abbey View - 01258 473188
  • Marnhull – 01258 474506

The specialist nursing skills of the Community Nursing Team, led by a District Nurse, provide care at home to those who are housebound, that is, they require medical transport to leave their home. Patients whose diagnosis or the procedure required means that it is only safe, or practicable to provide care in their home can also be visited. The team provide planned care, support, information and advice to minimise the complications associated with any health problems you have.  The team aim to put you at the centre of what they do to ensure that you have a say in your care.


Health Visitors

  • Abbey View - 01747 856709
  • Sturminster Newton – 01258 474515

Based at the surgery the Health Visiting Team are specialist nurses who work within the primary health care team and work with families and children up to 5 years of age. They monitor child development, promote family and public health, offer advice on immunisation and run a weekly child health clinic.  If all are out please leave a message on the answer machine and you will be contacted as soon as possible.  If it is an emergency please dial the main surgery number.