Healthcare Team

Community Midwives

Our Community Midwife is Penny Hodges.  Once your pregnancy has been confirmed you will be offered an appointment with Penny who will provide your ante-natal care and she will provide you with all the information you need including when you need to see your doctor.


Community Nurses

The district nurses provide nursing care in the community. Each patient is asssessed individually for nursing care needs with the aim of helping them to regain their independence. Our team is led by Sue who can be contacted via the surgery on 023 8047 1375 
The nursing team are based at Bitterne Park Medical Centre - 023 8029 4220.


Health Visitors

Andrea Thwaites

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.



Jan West