District Nursing

District Nurse visiting a patient in their home

The District Nursing service provides a range of high quality and effective Nursing care to people in their own homes, care homes and treatment rooms.

The service includes:

  • Holistic assessments and reassessments to housebound patients with Nursing needs
  • Support patients at End of Life utilising recognised pathways
  • Reduce length of hospital stays through supporting early discharge/prevent hospital admissions
  • Provide brief interventions to appropriate patients
  • Provide treatment room activity in line with core services
  • Educate patients/carers to meet own health requirements
  • They also help terminally ill patients to experience a peaceful death in a place of their choice.

The service is offered in patients’ homes (caravans, hotels, residential and nursing homes, and homeless hostels etc), GP practices, Blackpool Health centres/clinics, Bridge Project.

Blackpool sites and Contact Details

Service operates 7am – 11pm

Central Locality

Team 1 Gorton Street Surgery – 01253 956161
Team 2 South King St Surgery – 01253 296257
Team 3 Whitegate Health Centre – 01253 953377
Team 4 Bloomfield Medical Centre 01253 401695

South Locality

Team 1 South Primary Care Centre 01253 951604
Team 2 South Primary Care Centre 01253 957678

North Locality

Team 1 Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre 01253 956992
Team 2 Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre 01253 956161

Out of Hours 5pm – 7am 01253 956629


North Lancashire sites and Contact Details


Carnforth District Nursing
01524 406476
Carnforth Clinic, Market Street, Carnforth LA5 9LF
 8am-5pm, seven days a week

Lancaster and Morecambe Out of Hours Service
01524 406699
Queen Victoria Centre, Thornton Road, Morecambe, LA4 5NN
5pm-8am, seven days a week

Ashton District Nursing
01524 406554
Slyne Road Offices, Lancaster, LA1 2HT
8am-5pm, seven days a week

Gillow District Nursing
01524 406547
Gillow District Nursing, Slyne Road Offices, Lancaster, LA1 2HT
 8am-5pm, seven days a week

Lancaster Community Dressings Services
01524 519575
Ashton Community Care Centre, Pointer Court, Ashton Rd, Lancaster, LA1 4JT
Monday – Friday, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Bay District Nursing
01524 406691
Queen Victoria Centre, Thornton Road, Morecambe, LA4 5NN
Opening times: 8am-5pm

Coastal District Nursing – Queen Victoria Centre
01524 405723
Thornton Road, Morecambe, LA4 5NN

Coastal District Nursing – West End Medical Practice

01524 519850
Morecambe, LA3 1DA
Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm.

Garstang District Nursing
01995 607227
1st Floor District Nurse Office, Garstang Medical Centre, Kepple Lane, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1PB.
Office open Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm (Not bank holidays or weekends)
Routine patient contacts: Monday – Friday, 8am -1pm 


Fleetwood District Nursing
01253 776515 and 07795 638759 (mobile)
Mountview Surgery, London Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6HD
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Thornton District Nursing
01253 821824 or 867832 and 07710 645694 (mobile)
Thornton Health Centre, Church Road, Thornton, Cleveleys, FY5 2TZ
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm

Kirkham and Lytham District Nursing
01253 957969
Kirkham Health Centre, Moor Street, Kirkham, PR4 2DL

Lytham Primary Care Centre
01253 957227
Warton Street, Lytham, FY8 5EE
9am-5pm core hours, 8am-9am and 5am-6pm – urgent calls only.

Cleveleys District Nursing
01253 864122 and 01253 829563
Cleveleys Health Centre, Kelso Ave, Cleveleys, FY5 3LF
Monday-Friday, on duty 8am – 6pm daily, seven days a week

Blackpool and Fylde District Nursing Night Service
0300 123 1144
Urgent Care Centre, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Whinneys Heys Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8NR.
All week, 11pm-7am 

Poulton District Nursing
01253 951533
Poulton Clinic, Princess Ave, Poulton, Lancs, FY6 8HG
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm, weekends, telephone: 01253 300000

Wyre District Nursing Evening Service
01253 951546
Poulton Clinic, Princess Ave, Poulton, Lancs, FY6 8HG
Monday-Sunday, 6pm -11pm

St Annes District Nursing
01253 951418
St Annes Primary Care Centre, Durham Avenue, St Annes, FY8 2EP
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm

Fylde District Nursing Evening Service
01253 641434
Lytham Primary Care Centre, Warton Street, Lytham, FY8 5EE
Monday-Friday, 6.15pm-11pm

Westview District Nursing
01253 957526 and 07710 645984 (mobile)
Westview Health Village, Broadway, Fleetwood, FY7 8GU
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm

Rural Fylde District Nursing
01995 672948 and Mobile – 07803 118044 or 07803 118043
The Health Centre, Raikes Road, Great Eccleston, Preston, PR3 0ZA
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm