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Community Matrons look after patients with long term
conditions and complex needs. If you are referred to a community matron, they
will work with you to assess your needs, and you and others involved in your
care will be provided with a personalised care plan based on your needs.
They will use a Single
Assessment Process and work collaboratively with GPs, community services,
Hospitals and the voluntary sector, and also in partnership with Social Care
Who is the service
The service is provided
to patients who have significant health needs.
Where is the service
The Community Matrons are
based in both Colchester and Tendring
The service currently
operates Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 6pm.
How do people access the
Patients are referred to
Community Matrons, GP’s, Hospitals, and a range of clinical and social care
To refer a patient, click on the icon below to access the Community Gateway.