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We work together with the NHS, and pharmaceutical companies to provide the best possible support and care to our patients. Covering a wide range of therapy areas, we provide dedicated initial nurse led injection training, ongoing nursing administration, patient support programs, prescription management and dedicated home delivery services, all of which can be provided in the comfort of your own home or other convenient locations.

Therapy Areas

Rheumatology is the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and management of chronic inflammation in the bones, muscles, joints, and internal organs. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. The condition usually affects the hands, feet and wrists. (NHS) 

Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions affect many people and can affect your joints, bones and muscles and sometimes associated tissues such as your nerves. They can range from minor injuries to long-term conditions. (NHS) Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Osteoporosis – Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It develops slowly over several years and is often only diagnosed when a fall or sudden impact causes a bone to break (fracture). (NHS) 

Dermatology is the treatment of patients with a wide variety of skin, hair, and nail conditions. (NHS) Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Mycosis Fungoides-Type Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (MF-Type CTCL) – Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that affects the skin. CTCL can develop when T-cells become abnormal (cancerous). T-cells are white blood cells that normally help fight infection. They are sometimes called T-lymphocytes. CTCL more commonly affects people aged 60 and over and is more common in men than women. There are different types of CTCL. The most common are called mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sezary syndrome. (Macmillan) 
  • Atopic Dermatitis – Atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) is the most common form of eczema, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked. (NHS) 
  • Atopic eczema is more common in children, often developing before their first birthday. But it may also develop for the first time in adults.  
  • Hidradenitis Suppurative – Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a painful, long-term skin condition that causes skin abscesses and scarring on the skin. (NHS) 
  • Psoriasis – Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes flaky patches of skin which form scales. These patches normally appear on your elbows, knees, scalp and lower back, but can appear anywhere on your body. (NHS) 

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (PAH) – Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs (pulmonary arteries). (NHS) 
  • Lipid Modifying – Lipid modifying drugs are involved in the management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) 

Gastroenterology is the treatment of gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) and hepatological (liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas) diseases. (NHS) Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Short Bowel Syndrome – Short bowel syndrome is where a large part of the small bowel is missing, removed or damaged. It can be caused by twisting of the bowel (volvulus) a birth defect where some of a baby’s bowel develops outside the body (gastroschisis) when part of the tissue of the bowel dies (necrotising enterocolitis) surgery to remove a large section of bowel to treat Crohn’s disease or bowel cancer (NHS) 
  • Irritable Bowel Disease – Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term used to describe conditions that cause severe tummy pain and diarrhoea. IBD is long-term, but there are treatments that can help with the symptoms. The main types of IBD are: 
    • Crohn’s Disease – Crohn’s disease affects people of all ages. The symptoms usually start in childhood or early adulthood. It’s one type of a condition called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (NHS) 
    • Ulcerative Colitis – Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition where the colon and rectum become inflamed. (NHS) 

Respiratory covers the treatment of conditions affecting the network of organs and tissues that help you breathe – lungs, airways, and blood vessels. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Cystic Fibrosis – Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition in which the lungs and digestive system can become clogged with thick, sticky mucus. It can cause problems with breathing and digestion from a young age. (NHS) 
  • Eosinophilic Asthma – Eosinophilic asthma is a type of asthma where airway inflammation is triggered by high levels of a particular white blood cell called an eosinophil.  

Neurology is the treatment and management of conditions affecting the brain, and spinal cord and disorders of the nerves and muscles that activate movement and transmit sensations from around the body to the brain. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Multiple Sclerosis – Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that can affect the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation, or balance. (NHS) 
  • Migraine – A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head. Many people also have symptoms like nausea, vomiting and increased sensitivity to light or sound. (NHS) 
  • Polyneuropathy – Polyneuropathy is the malfunction of many peripheral nerves throughout the body. 
  • Parkinson’s Disease – Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. (NHS) 
  • Transthyretin (TTR) Amyloid PolyneuropathyTransthyretin (TTR) Amyloid Polyneuropathy is a disease that affects your nervous system. It causes too much of a protein called amyloid to build up in your body’s organs and tissues. It’s a progressive disease, which means it gets worse over time. 
  • Myasthenia Gravis – Myasthenia gravis is a rare long-term condition that causes muscle weakness. It most commonly affects the muscles that control the eyes and eyelids, facial expressions, chewing, swallowing and speaking. But it can affect most parts of the body. (NHS) 

Blood disorders include conditions affecting the blood. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Antiretroviral Medicine – Antiretroviral medicines are used to treat HIV – HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system and weakens your ability to fight everyday infections and disease. (NHS) 
  • Immunoglobulins – Immunoglobulin replacement therapy is a blood‐based treatment. The immunoglobulin contains antibodies that help to fight infection. (PIDUK.ORG) 
  • Familial Chylomicronaemia Syndrome (FCS) – Familial chylomicronaemia syndrome (FCS) is the name for a group of rare genetic disorders that cause very high levels of triglycerides in the blood. Triglycerides are a kind of fat, and high levels of triglycerides can lead to serious health problems in the long term, including pancreatitis and diabetes. (HEARTUK) 
  • Hepatitis C – Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect the liver. If left untreated, it can sometimes cause serious and potentially life-threatening damage to the liver over many years. (NHS) 
  • Hepatitis D – Hepatitis D is caused by the hepatitis D virus. It only affects people who are already infected with hepatitis B, as it needs the hepatitis B virus to be able to survive in the body. (NHS) 
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH) – Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) is a very rare, acquired bone marrow disorder characterised by intravascular haemolysis with resultant anaemia often leading to transfusion dependence, severe disabling symptoms of haemolysis and, frequently, life threatening thrombosis. (NHS) 
  • Blood Products – A blood product is any therapeutic substance derived from human blood, including whole blood and other blood components for transfusion, and plasma-derived medicinal products. (WHO) 
  • Haemophilia – Haemophilia is a rare condition that affects the blood’s ability to clot. It is usually inherited.
  • Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) – ITP is a blood platelet disorder. The blood does not clot as it should, due to a low platelet count.

Renal care, covers conditions affecting the kidneys. Some of the conditions we cover are listed below: 

  • Nephropathic Cystinosis – Nephropathic Cystinosis is a disease caused by an abnormal buildup of a certain amino acid called cystine. It is a rare, but serious disease with a lifelong impact, and can affect many parts of the body. (NKF) 
  • Renal Erythropoietin (EPO) – Renal Erythropoietin (EPO) is used in the treatment of Renal anaemia (low red blood cell count) is a complication of your kidney disease. Healthy kidneys produce a hormone called Erythropoietin (EPO) to stimulate the production of red blood cells. These red blood cells contain haemoglobin, which is needed to carry the oxygen from your lungs around your body. When your kidneys are not working properly, not enough EPO is produced, and your body is unable to make the new red blood cells needed. (NHS) 

Services

Dedicated Nursing Service

Our nurses work closely with your healthcare team to develop a personalised care plan that meets your specific needs and goals. They provide skilled nursing services with a caring and compassionate approach, ensuring your comfort and well-being are always prioritised.

Storage and Dispensing of Medication

All medication is stored in our state-of-the-art temperature-controlled pharmacies in Swadlincote and Featherstone. Our team of pharmacists will check your prescription and approve it before it is passed to our pharmacy support team and accuracy checkers. Only once it is checked and approved will it be sent to you.

Distribution of Medication

Direct to you, our patient, pharmacy, or hospital – we will safely deliver your medication on time, on a date to suit you. 

Distribution of Medication

Direct to you, our patient, pharmacy, or hospital – we will safely deliver your medication on time, on a date to suit you. 

Governance

Pharmacovigilance (PV), Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) & Adverse Effects (AE) reporting Safety reporting is an essential aspect of our organisation. We ensure that all regulations are complied with. All feedback from our patients regarding their medication is reported through the correct processes to maximise patient and drug safety. HealthNet Homecare and all other homecare providers within the UK are regulated by the National Clinical Homecare Association (NCHA), National Pharmacy Association (NPA), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA), MHRA, and Care Inspectorate Scotland 

There are set industry standards we, as an industry are expected to meet. This is to ensure patient safety is the focus of everything we do. To find out more about these industry standards please click here. 

Complex Care

We cover a range of complex medicines and conditions and offer support in both administering your medication or training you to administer some of the medications yourself. All in the comfort of your own home. Some of the conditions and therapies we cover are listed below: 

Conditions: 

Infection Management 

Lysosomal Storage Disorders 

Cancer Care 

Intestinal Failure 

Immunoglobulin Deficiency 

Transplant 

Therapies: 

Intravenous Antibiotics 

Home Parental Nutrition 

Intravenous immunoglobulin 

Oral Oncology 

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