Treatment room services

Nurses

Louise Whittaker

All patients seen in the treatment room are treated in a holistic manner.

The duties of the Practice Nurse are very varied and include:

  •     INR Testing
  •     Leg Ulcer Care/Treatment
  •     Vaccinations and Immunisations
  •     Blood Pressures
  •     Dopplers
  •     ECGs
  •     Chronic Disease Management, e.g. Diabetes, COPD
  •     Taking of swabs
  •     Removal of sutures/clips
  •     Cervical Smears


To contact the Practice Nurse, please telephone the usual surgery number and the receptionist will be able to book an appointment for you.

Nurse appointments are always prebookable in advance.

Nurse Practitioner

In addition to the above, we are very lucky to have Wendy who is trained as a Nurse Practitioner. In addition to the above skills, she is also able to manage minor illnesses (see Minor Illness Clinic). She is also able to provide prescriptions if needed.

Health Care Assistants

Lesley Burne, Emily Waite and Judy Birch

Health Care Assistants support the Doctors and Practice Nurses. Two of our Health Care Assistants have completed NVQ level 2 and NVQ3.

They carry out various duties including: