Community Matrons support patients who have complex long term conditions and currently have a very high intensity use of health care. Community Matrons provide advanced specialist nursing care, and support patient to remain at home longer and to have more choice about their health care.
The Community Matrons work proactively with the patients and carers to coordinate the individual health and social care a patient needs. Ensuring people get the right help at the right time.
The Community Matron service can be accessed through your GP or other health or social care professional.
Access to the Service is through a GP, although referrals are considered from all Health and Social Care professionals.
As of 28 April 2020, from Monday to Friday, Single Point of Contact will manage referrals and calls for care home referrals.
For care home referrals please call:
- 0151 285 4747 calls are accepted from 8.30am until 4pm, Monday to Friday.
(After 4.00pm the answer machine message directs callers as appropriate).