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Community Midwives

The midwife can be contacted by attending the antenatal clinic, or via St Mary’s Hospital Newport IW (Tel: 524081). There shoudl also be contact numbers within your personal maternity notes.

Community Nurses

The nurses can be contacted via the surgery. they have specialist training in caring for people at home. They can also advise on allowances and arrange home help, tucking-in, day and night sitters, home aids, chiropody etc.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Our health visiting Team can be contacted via the surgery or by telephoning Ryde Health Clinic on 613846.

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