Community Team


The midwife sees patients who are pregnant and holds clinics in the practice.

District Nursing Team

The District Nursing Team for Holbrook and Shotley Surgeries offer nursing care to housebound patients 365 days of the year, between the hours of 8.00am and 17.00pm. They can be contacted through the surgery or via the district nurse answer phone on 0300 123 2425.

Health Visitor

The Health Visitor is a qualified nurse who has undertaken additional training in child and adult health and development.

The Health Visitor sees children under five and their families, either at home or at Holbrook surgery:
     • Holbrook  13:00 – 15:00

The Health Visitor also visits regularly some of the local Parent/Baby/Toddler groups. There is an Early Years Advisor who works with the Health Visitor and who will provide information on baby weaning and behaviour management.
Contact the Health Visitor on 01473 820147.

Link Worker

All referrals should go to or ring 0300 123 1781

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