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Single Point of Access (SPA)

Supporting health and social care professionals with patient referrals

Single Point of Access (SPA)

About the service

The Single Point of Access (SPA) team is made up of clinical administrators and health care professionals. The team can:



  • Signpost patients to an appropriate service 
  • Triage urgent calls and provide clinical advice to professionals
  • Manage referrals to Community Nursing
  • Help with your query. 
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Who is this service for?

Patients should be referred to the Single Point of Access (SPA) team if they are not already known to one of our community teams and require Community Nursing input.


Patients already known to the Community Nursing team can also contact the SPA
from 17:00 - 08:00 on 01275 426427.

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Contact us

  • 01275 888801 (press option 1 for 'community nursing') 08:00–20:00, 7 days a week.

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