Our practice has two fully qualified practice nurses, Diana and Lucy and a Health Care Assistant, Jackie.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with issues such as contraception, healthy living advice, cytology, blood pressure checks and dressings. They also check patient's heart with an ECG and lungs by Spirometry when required by the doctors.
The practice nurses run clinics for long-term conditions such as asthma, diabetes, stroke, heart and kidney disease. They undertake all of our vaccinations including our annual flu clinics that are run on a Saturday morning.
We currently have 2 practice nurses, they are: