District Nursing Services

District Nursing Services

The District Nursing service provides care to the people of Swan Hill and district in their home environment. Nurses assess, treat and educate people of all ages.

The service works closely with other health providers in the community, and promotes client involvement.

Nursing interventions/activities include:

  • Assessing health needs
  • Clinical monitoring
  • Medication administration
  • Wound Management
  • Venipuncture
  • Hospital in the Home delivery
  • Palliation - pain management and hydration

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Stomal Therapy Services 

An inpatient and outpatient service is provided to people who have, or require a stoma, that is, an artificial opening on the surface of the body leading into the gastro-intestinal tract or the trachea.

The nurse provides care, assistance with appliance management, support and education to the patient and their family.

This service is supported by funding from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments under the HACC–PYP, CHSP and Community Health programs, eligibility criteria will apply.


District Nursing Services

Address:    44 High St, Swan Hill

Phone:      03 5033 9375

Email:        dns@shdh.org.au

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