Completely updated and revised, the "Directory of Community Health Care Services 2007/08" gives you the essential contact details to make a referral, transfer or discharge. With this unique reference book you can quickly liaise with community nursing staff, midwifery and social services anywhere in the UK. Different parts of the UK have different administrative structures making this directory an indispensable tool for the healthcare professional. This is a convenient reference book for District Nurses, Health Visitors, School Health Visitors, and Midwives. The Directory provides a substantial, constantly updated, and clearly-designed reference guide to all aspects of healthcare.Changes within this 2007/08 edition include: extended indexing of towns and locations including London postcodes; loan equipment departments and pharmacy services; regional maps showing Strategic Health Authority areas; changes to PCTs and Social Care Trusts; contact details for practitioners' administrative bases and places of work, where these are different; social Services and Social Service Departments, including emergency numbers, home care and meals on wheels; and, names and addresses of useful statutory, professional and voluntary organisations.
Contents include: publishing details, forward, a guide to using the directory of community nursing, changes to this edition of the directory, NHS direct, CSI national, regional and area offices, health authorities listed alphabetically, and, social services authorities in the United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Offshore (Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey).This title features: alphbetical listing of useful addresses; order form for the directory; update form for directory of community nursing; community nursing and midwifery services by region, strategic health; authority and trust (including specialist nursing services); and index to regions - England, North, Eastern and Midlands, London, South, Wales, Scotland, Northern Island, and, Offshore (Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey).
Alphabetical indexes include: Health Authorities, Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs), Welsh Health Authorities, Scottish Health Authorities, Northern Ireland HSS Boards, Service Providers, NHS and Primary Care Trusts, Local Health Boards, Scottish Health Authorities, Local Health Community Councils, Health & Social Services Trusts N Ireland & offshore, Alphabetical Index of Towns & Villages with their PCT, Alphabetical list of PCT's with their Towns & Villages Advertisers Index, and, Small Advertisements.