Integrated Health Service Team (IHST) – Wigan Borough

Description of the Integrated Health Service Team

The Integrated Health Service Team is commissioned by Wigan Council to meet the needs of the top 2% of the most vulnerable pregnant women, and their families, across Wigan Borough.

These are people who have complex social needs. The team provides holistic one to one support based on family needs, which is ongoing after the baby is born.

The Integrated Health Service Team team consists of three midwives and two midwifery support workers, two early communication therapists, a family support worker and admin support, and brings together professionals from Bridgewater and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.


Who can access the service?

The service has been commissioned to meet the needs of the most vulnerable expectant mothers and families living in the Wigan Borough.


How can people access the service?

Referrals are made on the whole by Community Midwives. Health Visitors can also refer in to the team using the following referral form:


Where is the service offered?

1:1 support is offered at home.


Contact details

Integrated Health Service Team
Platt Bridge Health Centre
Rivington Avenue
Platt Bridge
Wigan
WN2 5NG

Telephone:  01942 482431


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