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Community Equipment Nurse Specialist (CENS) Service

What We Do

Are you stuck for ideas on what equipment will help your client?

Do you need help accessing special equipment?

Do you need help to decide if the mattress and bed currently in use are suitable for your client?

If the answer is YES….We are the service for you.

The Community Equipment Nurse Specialist (CENS) Service can provide you with:

  • Specialist equipment assessment service within the clients own home or care home for equipment solutions to address problems or issues
  • Pressure mapping on beds and chairs to provide clinical evidence on pressure peaks
  • Specialist advice on all equipment provided through the Liverpool and Sefton Equipment Stores
  • Product evaluation and advice
  • Training on equipment (general and bespoke)
  • Information on how to access special equipment
  • Information on manufacturers of equipment, how and where to get quotes.
  • How to source bespoke equipment

Find Us

Download the CENS Referral Form.

For all referrals or equipment advice please;

Email: CENS@liverpoolch.nhs.uk
(Emails from any organisation outside of LCH will need to be encrypted – please contact your own organisations governance team to arrange this.) 

Or

Fax: 0151 296 7764

For case specific queries or any other personal emails, please contact the appropriate CENS direct.

Service Lead: Joe Nightingale 
07717717571 – Urgent calls only

Telephone – 0151 296 7744
Switchboard – 0151 296 7733
Fax – 0151 296 7764

For any postal referrals, please send to:

Community Equipment Nurse Specialist Service
Lifehouse
Brunswick Dock
Summers Road
Liverpool
L3 4BL

Referrals

Download the CENS Referral Form.

For all referrals or equipment advice please;

Email: CENS@liverpoolch.nhs.uk
(Emails from any organisation outside of LCH will need to be encrypted – please contact your own organisations governance team to arrange this.) 

Or

Fax: 0151 296 7764

For case specific queries or any other personal emails, please contact the appropriate CENS direct.

Service Lead: Joe Nightingale 
07717717571 – Urgent calls only

Telephone – 0151 296 7744
Switchboard – 0151 296 7733
Fax – 0151 296 7764

For any postal referrals, please send to:

Community Equipment Nurse Specialist Service
Lifehouse
Brunswick Dock
Summers Road
Liverpool
L3 4BL

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If you have any feedback for our services, please feel free to contact us via our Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS).