West Hampshire Enteral Nutrition Service
Locality: South West
Type of Care: Community
West Hampshire Enteral Nutrition Service looks after adults with a feeding tube in the community registered with a GP in the New Forest, Lyndhurst, Totton and Waterside, Romsey, Southern Parishes and Avon Valley.
The team is made up of dietitians, specialist nutrition nurses, speech and language therapy and enteral feeding assistants and can help with:
- Training for people with newly placed tubes and their family/carers
- Advice and hands on support to resolve tube and feed related issues
- Support with feed and ancillaries supplies
- Nutritional review
- 24hour advice line via Nutricia Homeward
Regular clinics will be held at in a variety of locations and at selected care homes. Home visits can be arranged if required.