South Leitrim Primary Care Team
A Public Health and Community Nursing service provides a range of personal health and social care services to the community. Beginning at birth, the service provided to mothers and families of new babies includes information, advice on feeding, child development and immunisation in particular. A school based immunisation programme, and a screening programme for vision and hearing is also offered. Community nursing offers a clinical nursing service to those with acute or chronic illness, disability, and those with a terminal illness.