Tuberculosis (TB) nursing services

Tuberculosis (TB) nursing services provide tuberculosis prevention, control and treatment in community settings and in patients’ homes.

Services provide case management, outbreak management, treatment and community support, including:

  • Supporting patients with TB and their partners and families in a community setting, offering health promotion advice and treatment.
  • Following up patients during treatment for medicine adherence (including directly observing therapy (DOT)), side effects, symptoms, and drug interactions.

Eligibility criteria and referrals

For details of eligibility criteria and referrals, see Hillingdon Hillingdon TB (Tuberculosis) Nursing Service.