Mr Colm Killough
Christine McLarnon

Community Nurses

District Nurse

District Nurses are skilled professionals who provide co-ordinated care to patients in their own homes.  While District Nurses generally work independently, they are supported by the rest of their team and work alongside other health care professionals, such as Social Services, to provide holistic, high quality care to both acutely and chronically ill patients of all ages.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors are qualified nurses who have taken further training in Community & Child Health. They work with individuals, families and groups to:

  • Visit all parents with pre-school children
  • Promote good health
  • Prevent and detect ill health by offering support & guidance with:
    • Ante-natal health
    • Post-natal health including depression
    • Family planning & sexual health
    • Parenting
    • Feeding & nutrition
    • Your child’s growth & development
    • Immunisations
    • Hearing, vision & speech
    • Behavioural & sleeping problems
    • Play
    • Accident prevention & child safety
    • Child protection
    • Infant massage

Attached Staff

Mrs Yvonne O Grady (f)
Ms Colleen Elliman (f)
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