Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) District Nurses provide expert care to patients over the age of 18* in individual homes, residences and clinical settings. District Nurses support islanders to help them avoid the onset and reduce the impact of illness. They work with people to try to limit disability or incapacity and shorten the duration of illnesses. They also support the management of long term conditions and have deep extensive expertise in palliative and end of life care. They have the courage to do things differently and strive to provide innovation and new levels of care to the community.
When you need us, we will be there.
*The healthcare needs of children aged between 16-18 are supported by children’s and adult’s services.
How To Get Support
If you need care or support from FNHC District Nurses or District Nursing Services whilst visiting Jersey, you must have a referral from a Health Professional where you live.
Visitors to Jersey can receive care from FNHC in relation to the following services:
- wound care
- medication and pain management
- continence services
- stoma care
- diabetic management
- continuing nursing care in the home – available upon detailed discussion and subject to resource availability
A referral can come from:
- your doctor / GP
- any hospital
- other district nursing agencies
- other health professional not mentioned above
You must also register with a GP in Jersey. Visit the Government of Jersey website for further information.
Kindness is a priority: to our patients, clients, partners and each other. Our nurses and colleagues work with islanders to understand their needs, applying our expertise to deliver the best possible care with dignity at the core of our service. We have the courage to do things differently and strive to provide innovation and new levels of care to the community.
We have earned the trust of our community and with over 100 years of experience in providing care across Jersey, we know what we’re talking about.
Charges for Our Services
Island visitors may be required to pay for the services they receive from Family Nursing & Home Care. The specific costs can be discussed with us when we are planning your care.
Please note: FNHC is not an emergency service or emergency healthcare provider
Please contact the Police or Ambulance on 999
If you have a safeguarding concern about a child or adult please call (01534) 612612
Get In Touch
The Family Nursing & Home Care office at Le Bas Centre, St Saviour’s Road, St Helier JE2 4RP is open from Monday-Friday, 08:30-17:00. We can be contacted via telephone on (01534 443600) or fill in the form and we will get back to you.
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