About district nursing in Enfield

We provide a wide range of home and community based nursing services in Enfield.

The district nursing team provides a broad range of nursing services, working closely with multi disciplinary teams in the primary, secondary, community and social care systems.

What we offer

The district nursing service provides home and clinic-based services to adults in Enfield. We provide:

  • Holistic assessment (including telephone assessment)
  • Scheduled and unscheduled care
  • Case management
  • Treatment and symptom management for acute conditions
  • Palliative care and end of life care
  • Wound care management
  • Pressure area care including assessment for equipment and manual handling requirements
  • Medicines management including chemotherapy, Hickman and PCC lines following individual patient assessment  and including the teaching of patients and carers
  • Management and education of appropriate Specialist feeding regimes
  • Continence services including assessment, management and advice to those with indwelling catheters
  • Health education and health promotion advice

Who is the service for

Patients who are residents in Enfield, or registered with an Enfield GP, and aged 16 years or over.

How to refer

Referral criteria
Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Send referral to Single Point of Access


Telephone: 020 8702 5910  
Monday to Friday After 4:30pm – 8:00am

St Ann’s Hospital Switchboard:

020 8702 3000

Weekends and Bank Holidays Any time – day or night

St Ann’s Hospital Switchboard:

020 8702 3000


Outside these hours telephone St Ann’s Hospital on 020 8702 3000 and they will connect you with Out of Hours District Nursing Service. The Referral office accepts referrals from health care professionals and enquiries about district nursing from members of the public.