Parish Nursing seeks to provide whole person health care through the church community based on Christ’s teaching and ministry, as demonstrated in the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37).  Parish Nurses provide support for the physical, mental, social and spiritual health of individuals and aim to improve the lives of people in the UK by ministering health and wholeness. It is available to people of all ages/backgrounds and faiths. It is entirely confidential.

Catherine Bannister is a Registered Nurse who is also a Practice Nurse in the Shoeburyness area.

Current health activities run by the Parish Nurse include:-

  • Home visits for advice and support with long term conditions,
  • Advice and support with a new diagnosis,
  • Pre and post operation visits,
  • Drop in Clinics for blood pressure checks, weight checks, health education/advice/support and signposting to other NHS and voluntary agencies.

The Parish Nurse does NOT perform invasive procedures such as injections or dressings. To contact Catherine please email on or telephone 07413412573.

Please note this is not an emergency service and Catherine works part time. If you are unwell please contact your GP or ring NHS Direct on 111.


Drop in clinic open times

Here at STBBC

Every Friday 10-11am


Monthly Saturdays 10-11am

Jan 20th

Feb 17th

March 17th

May 12th

June 9th

July 7th

August 4th

Sept 1st and 29th

Oct 27th

Nov 24th

Dec 22nd

Health and wellbeing fair