Other Healthcare Professionals We Work With
Our Health Visitors are based at Senghenydd Health Centre, or at Denscombe Clinic (029 2088 4378)
The community nursing team are based within the medical centre and provide nursing care for our housebound, or recently discharged patients who cannot travel because of their condition. Team leader is Hannah Baulch.
Our attached midwife runs a clinic once Weekly at the medical centre on a Tuesday AM
Diabetes retinal eye screening service
The diabetic eye service run clinics on thursday in the medical centre – Diabetic patients are called regularly by invite only
Our practice counsellor Alison Bowden provides weekly services from the nantgarw road medical centre – by referral only
Primary care Mental Health service
Caroline Milford is the attached practitioner for the primary care Mental Health service, and accepts referrals from our GPs where short term interventions would be helpful. Caroline works in the practice weekly – by referral only
Lisa Riley provides medicine management support to the GPs and works with the practice on a sessional basis. Lisa also runs a clinic for medication reviews.
Practice Social Worker
Osian Ap Cenydd provides a service at the medical centre 4 days a week to help in a wide range of situations where an individual or family might need social work support, including:
? caring for family members
? experiencing problems with family relationships and conflicts
? struggling with the challenges of growing old
? suffering serious personal troubles and mental distress
? having drug and alcohol problems
? facing difficulties as a result of disability, including feeling isolated within the community and experiencing practical problems with money or housing.
Stop Smoking Wales
Provide weekly clinics at the Medical centre to support patients contemplating giving up. Patients can self refer, or be referred via GP.
Caerphilly CAB offer services to patients needing support with welfare/health/financial matters and run a fortnightly session at the medical centre.