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Integrated Community Team

The Southern Parishes Integrated Community Team is a group of Southern Health Staff who work to support people's care needs at home and promote independent living. The team covers the area within the boundaries of: Blackthorn Health Centre, West End Surgeries, Hedge End Medical Centre, Botley Health Centre, Bursledon Surgery and St Lukes Surgery.

We are an inter-disciplinary team of:

PhysiotherapistsOccupational Therapists
Community NursesOlder Peoples Mental Health Nurses
Associate PractitionersHealthcare Support workers 



We work very closely with all our health Service colleagues, in particular Community Independence Teams and GP Practice Teams. 

The Team offers

  • High quality, efficient and coordinated Nursing care and Rehabilitation at home
  • Long term clinical management and support for people with chronic health conditions
  • The prevention of unnecessary hospital admission
  • Clinical support to reduce the length of your hospital stay
  • The promotion of independent living

Community Nursing

Nursing care and support only for clients who are unable to get to their GP Practice or whose care can only be delivered at home or in a specialist clinic setting.

Community Rehabilitation

Longer term rehabilitation to promote your independence where we can provide Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy based rehabilitation programmes within your own home. This includes:

  • Falls prevention classes
  • Early discharge support following elective hip and knee surgery
  • Equipment advice and provision

Virtual Ward

Managing the most vulnerable patients within the Community, planning and supporting their care

Intermediate Care Beds Service

We provide a period of up to 6 weeks rehabilitation for you on discharge from hospital working to your agreed rehabilitation goals.

For any team comments, please contact:

The Integrated Community Lead

The Integrated Community Team, Blackthorn Health Centre, Satchell Lane, Hamble, Southampton SO31 4NQ

Tel: 023 8231 0600

Additionally patients can contact:

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

8 Sterne Road, Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, SO40 2RZ

Tel : 023 8087 4000

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