Louise Whittaker, Sharon Treadwell and Chris Eamer
All patients seen in the treatment room are treated in a holistic manner.
The duties of the Practice Nurse are very varied and include:
Leg Ulcer Care/Treatment
Vaccinations and Immunisations
Chronic Disease Management, e.g. Diabetes, COPD
Taking of swabs
Removal of sutures/clips
To contact the Practice Nurse, please telephone the usual surgery number and the receptionist will be able to book an appointment for you.
In addition to providing general nursing, our Nurses also perform blood pressure checks and take samples for lab, perform smear tests, ear syringing and childhood immunisations, etc.
They run a variety of health promotion clinics including: chronic heart disease, weight reduction, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory. Please ask reception if you would like to attend one of these clinics. If the Nurse/HCA detects a problem at a clinic they will liaise with a Doctor.
Health Care Assistants
Lesley Burne, Judy Birch, Emily Waite and Alyson Feeney-Smith
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: