Community (District) Nurses
The district nurse team is based at the Community Health Clinic, Whytecliffe Road, Purley. The telephone number at Purley is 020 8714 2750 and messages can be left there. The district nurses provide care for the elderly housebound and in residential homes. They provide nursing care and support those recently discharged from hospital and the terminally ill.
The health visitors are employees of Croydon Primary Care Trust and give advice and support for parents of children under five years of age. They are based at Purley War Memorial Hospital, Purley and can be contacted on 020 8401 3000.