Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Bridgewater) is a leading provider of community health services in the north west of England.
The majority of our services are delivered in patients’ homes or at locations close to where they live, such as clinics, health centres, GP practices, community centres and schools.
Our services at a glance
Child Health: health visiting, school nursing, child development centres, complex needs, safeguarding, child and adolescent mental health, children’s community therapy.
Health and Wellbeing: stop smoking, weight management, health trainers, sexual health.
Urgent Care: walk in centres, district nurses (including out of hours), GP out of hours, intermediate care, home-based intravenous therapy.
Long Term Conditions: community neurosciences, continence, community matrons, services for people with diabetes, stroke, respiratory and heart problems.
Specialist Services: dermatology, orthopaedic and musculo-skeletal, podiatry, cancer and palliative care, wheelchairs and equipment, community hysiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, learning disabilities and falls prevention.
Offender Health: services in prisons and young offender institutions in our area – HM Young Offenders Institute Hindley, HM Prison Risley and HM Prison Thorn Cross.
Dental: oral health promotion, specialist dental services for people with physical and learning disabilities, looked after children and those with anxiety issues.
Link to your local clinics including contact numbers http://www.bridgewater.nhs.uk/ashtonleighwigan/clinics/
Link to the NHS Wigan Borough Health Services we provide throughout Ashton, Leigh & Wigan http://www.bridgewater.nhs.uk/ashtonleighwigan/