Using of inhalers (on-site training)
INHThe medicines you've been prescribed to treat your asthma can't work unless you take them as they are meant to be taken. There are preventer inhalers to help prevent symptoms and reduce the risk of a potentially life-threatening asthma attack. There are reliever inhalers to help manage symptoms. There are various medicines to treat more severe symptoms and asthma attacks. Whatever combination your doctor prescribes for you it's so important that you play your part in helping them to work by taking them in the right dose, in the right way, at the right time(s). Our medics will help to manage it, review how you can perform on your own and assess overtime if needed.
Excludes visit fee
Insulin self-administration (on-site training)
INITInsulin is used to manage type 1 and 2 diabetes. Our medic will follow your specific doctor's instructions carefully and train you to administer the injections in the correct way.
Excludes visit fee
Ophthalmic / otic medicines administration
OPOTOphthalmic and otic medicine is medicine administered through the eye or into the ear. Our medics will administer the medicine following the correct procedure to ensure absorption.
Excludes visit fee
Rectal (PR) medicine administration
RMAMedications administered per rectum (PR) are ideal for local or systemic treatment, as the rectal mucosa has a blood and lymph supply that is capable of effective systemic absorption. Our medical professional will administer the medicine following the correct procedure to ensure effective absorption. Our nurse will contact you to discuss your prescription and medicine supply. Medicines are not included in the price for service.
Subcutaneous (SC) injection
SCIDSubcutaneous injection (SC): Administering medication below epidermis and dermis layers into the subcutaneous tissue. This route is commonly used for insulin and heparin.
Intramuscular (IM) Injection
IMIAn intramuscular (IM) injection is a shot of medicine given into a muscle. Certain medicines need to be injected into the muscle for them to work correctly and for quick absorption. Our nurses will administer your prescribed medication at your home to avoid trips to the hospital. The medication is not included in price.
Intravenous Injection (IV push)
IVIAn IV “push” or “bolus” is a rapid injection of medication. A syringe is inserted into your catheter to quickly send a one-time dose of the drug into your bloodstream. The medication is not included in price. All other medical consumables are provided.
Wound Care Dressing (one site)
WCDWound healing is a complex process, for recovery to happen as quickly as possible it requires a suitable environment to promote healing. Our medical professionals will check the wound for any symptoms of infection and dress to ensure an optimal healing environment. They will also follow any specific instructions provided by your doctor as treatment can be dependent on your age, health and nature of your wound.
Suture or stitches removal (one site)
If you have had a wound or operation where you required sutures, wire or thread used to sew the wound together, they will need to be removed by a professional. Save a trip to the hospital and have them removed at your home, work or even a hotel. A nurse will come to you to carry out the procedure.
To get this service you will need to provide us with your doctor's instructions or discharge summary, and consent to contact your doctor. It is essential to provide a safe care service. Specific medical supplies, including medications are not included in the price.
If payment is received for one site, our staff can only remove one site. Further payment might be required for other surgical sites that are not declared and needing attention.
VPVenepuncture is the process of obtaining intravenous access – for the purpose of blood sampling. A hollow needle is inserted through the skin and into a superficial vein (typically in the cubital fossa of the forearm). Blood is then collected into evacuated tubes. You can order this service to get your blood processed with another laboratory or for participation in the clinical research.