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Community Midwives

The midwives work with the doctors to care for mothers before and after delivery. They hold their clinics at The Children’s Centre, Derby Street off Stanley Road, Chadderton. There are also antenatal classes for expectant mothers which your Midwife will be able to advise you on.

In an emergency the Midwife can be contacted through The Royal Oldham Hospital.

Tel: 0161 627 8181 (day or night) and ask for the Senior Midwife.

Antenatal Clinic

Your team of Midwives will be carrying out antenatal care at The Childrens' Centre adjoining Stanley Road Primary School on Derby Street, Chadderton.

To book an appointment after you pregnancy has been confirmed by your GP please contact the Community Midwives office on 0161 652 5811.

The office is open Monday to Friday 08:30 am until 16:00.

Community Nurses

District nurses are fully qualified general nurses with additional qualifications in community nursing. They work in partnership with the practice to promote health and nursing care in the community. They provide services such as wound care, continence promotion, administration of injections and terminal care. District nurses mainly work in the home setting however they can be consulted at their Cannon Street base by appointment.

Health Visitors

Health visitors are registered nurses who have midwifery experience. They have undergone further training in all aspects of health education and promotion. They work mainly with families who have pre-school children and offer help and advice on many issues such as feeding and nutrition, sleep problems, toilet training and behaviour problems. Their work also includes pre-conception advice and health during pregnancy. They also advise on a variety of family issues within the home. They liaise closely with the practice and other health professions.

They can be contacted at 94 Werneth Hall Road, between 09:00 and 10:00 and then 16:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday. Their telephone number is 0161 909 8123. A message can be left if they are not available.


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One in four people will, at some point in their lives, suffer from feelings of anxiety and/or depression. Most of us will also experience situations which involve strong feelings such as sadness, loss, fear or helplessness. These feelings may occur in our past or present relationships and sometimes it is difficult to talk to family and friends. However our Counsellors are qualified and experienced in dealing with these issues and they can help you to understand what decisions or changes may be able to alter your situation.

Appointments are made by referral through your GP. He or she will discuss with you whether counselling might be useful.

Alcohol and Drug Counselling Services

Counsellors are available at the practice from the Alcohol and Drug Service. If you feel you would like to access these counsellors, please first make an appointment to see a Doctor in order that you can be referred.

Appointments are made by referral through your GP. He or she will discuss with you whether counselling might be useful.

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