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Community Matron

The community matron works with our patients who have complex long-term health needs.  

Our Community Matron is Adele Ruddock-West, a highly experienced nurse. Adele also works very closely with Cindy Gunn.  

Available: Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30

Contact: 01903 843 300


Community Midwives

The community midwife team are her to see and support you through your pregnancy and the 10 days following delivery.

Expecting mothers can self-refer to the midwives via this link https://www.pregnancybooking.westernsussexhospitals.nhs.uk/

Contact: 01903 276850 or via 01903 205111 – Worthing Hospital Switchboard  

Address: Boundstone Family & Childrens Centre, Upper Boundstone Lane, Sompting

Website: Boundstone & Lancing


District Nurses

The District Nursing team supports our patients in their own homes and in residential care.

They provide nursing care and advice for patients with acute problems, long-term medical conditions and terminal illnesses. District Nurses visit people at home when they are unable to come to the surgery for treatment.  

Our local lead District Nurse is Verity Pattison.

For non-urgent access to the District Nursing Team  

Available: Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30

Contact: 01903 843 300

Messages: You can leave messages for the District Nurses with our Reception Team  

For urgent access to the District Nursing Team (FOR PATIENTS AS WELL)

Available: Always – 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

Contact: 0845 092 0414


Health Visitors

The Health Visitor team support our patients by providing advice on health care, particularly for expectant mothers, small children, childhood immunisations, the elderly and teenagers. Our local team of Health Visitors for Lancing are based at Shoreham Health Centre.  

The main Health Visitor that supports our patients at Ball Tree is Jenny Jinks.  

Available: Answerphone service

Jenny’s Contact: 01903 843 312  

What you do:

Please leave a clear message on Jenny’s answerphone making sure you include your name your telephone number key reason for calling  

Address: Shoreham Health Centre, Pond Road, Shoreham By Sea, BN43 5US

Team Contact: 01273 696011 Ext 1555

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