Practice Nurse Led Clinics
Our practice nurses are trained in health education, children's health and immunisation schedules, the prevention and management of long term health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma and other respiratory conditions They can also provide monitoring and management for weight programmes, smoking cessation, and warfarin.
The nurses can perform procedures such as cervical smear taking, wound management and suturing, IV management, ECGs, spirometry, tympanograms and liquid nitrogen application. The nurses can treat simple urinary tract infections in women and can manage sore throats (including throat swabbing for streptococcal sore throats) in any age group. Our nurses also assist with triaging unwell patients at weekends.
Our Nurse Practitioner, Gemma, and Nurse Pippa have further qualifications and are able to prescribe. Gemma will be consulting daily and has a special interest in childhood skin issues including eczema. She will also be able to help with contraception, blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, management of wounds, UTIs and sore throats, pre aclasta checks, pre ferinject checks and more.
Emma is our capable Nurse Leader who coordinates the team.