The practice promotes the regular use of advanced clinical practitioners. The aim of this is to provide quicker and wider access to a health professional for any health problem you may have. Being experienced Pharmacists Paramedics and Nurses, allows them to extend their roles and offer appointments alongside those offered by the doctors. They are able to diagnose and prescribe for many illnesses or can refer you for further care should it be necessary.
Advanced Clinical Practitioners
Practice nurses are registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, cervical smears.The practice nurses carry out regular reviews for patients with the following long-term health conditions:
We would encourage all patients with a long term condition, to attend for a regular review with the nurse who can help you with healthcare planning, medication, lifestyle advice and understanding of your condition.
Practice Nurse Prescriber
Healthcare assistants carry out tasks such as phlebotomy, weight management, blood pressure measurement, woundcare, new patient checks, ECG's, flu, pneumonia, shingles and B12 injections. They may also act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
We have two medical secretaries and a team of receptionist/admin staff across our 2 practice sites.
We also have staff that are attached to our surgeries. These include Midwifes, Health Visitors, District Nurses and a Social Prescriber