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Wound Care Service

Wound Care Services

Important notice

  • Do you live in Northwich, Vale Royal?
  • Are you currently receiving treatment for wound care?

We would like to tell you about an important change in the way your wound care service will be delivered in the future.

How is my wound care service changing?

Your current wound care service is being provided by practice nurses at your local GP surgery. This service will stop on 30th April 2020. This is because the service is being transferred.

The new wound care service will be provided by Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership, also known as CCICP.

The new service will begin on Monday 4th May 2020, and will be sited at the Victoria Infirmary Northwich, also known as VIN.

How will I transfer to the new service??

You will be referred by your Practice Nurse to your Care Community Team.

The Care Community team will be able to access your electronic clinical records and make your referral appointment for you.

Who will deliver the new wound care service?

The new service will be delivered by specialised wound care nurses from your local Community Nursing Team who are managed by the CCICP.

What do I do next?

You do not have to do anything as everything will be arranged for you. However, if you do wish to discuss these changes, please get in touch.

I want to discuss these changes, what should I do?

We want to give you the opportunity to tell us about any concerns or issues you may face as a result of these changes.

  • What will these changes mean for you?
  • Will they have a positive or negative impact on you?
  • Telling us about your views will help us to address them for everyone
  • You can call or text up to 29th May 2020

Call 07769 361587, or if you would like us to call you back, text – wound care

or you can email beverley.price@nhs.net

Special Notice

Please understand that we are unable to discuss your personal wound care plan or your personal medical circumstances as we are not clinically trained.

Wound Care Findings

What did we learn about the Northwich Wound Care Service? Take a look at the graph to find out.