Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
Health visitors and school nurses are qualified nurses who have undergone additional training .There are also school staff nurses, community health nurses, nursery nurses and clinical support workers within the teams and all hold a recognised qualification.(some clinical support workers may not).
Health visitors work in the community with families with young children to offer support and advice from pre-birth until they enter school full-time.
School nurses work in the community and in schools to offer advice from when children enter school until they leave full time education.
We work closely with community paediatricians, children’s therapy services, children’s community learning disabilities team, looked after children’s team and the children’s community outreach team. We work in partnership with schools, Medway public health services, early help and social services.