Nurse Manager Laura Gant is supported by Advanced Nurse Practitioners Sharon Sanchez and Paula Connell, Practice Nurse Katherine Hooper and Helen Jones, Treatment Room Nurse Elizabeth Duguid and Health Care Assistant Karen, who provide support to the doctors both in the treatment room and health screenings.
Clinical Practitioner, Chris Moore, is available 3 days per week for the treatment of minor illness.
The practice Midwife can help you with many aspects of pregnancy and immediate postnatal care. She is involved in antenatal clinics and messages may be left for her with the receptionist.
A MacMillan Nurse, Community Psychiatric Nurse and Community Occupational Therapist are also available for patients who have been referred by their doctor.
The practice undertakes minor surgery to help save long waits for hospital treatment. Suitable procedures include removal of warts, moles, skin lesions etc. Your doctor will be pleased to discuss any enquiry you may have.
The practice provides treatment for minor injuries to avoid the need for patients to attend the accident and emergency centre at the local hospital. Please notify the receptionist that you need treatment for a minor injury and give brief details to ensure appropriate referral to doctor or nurse.
A health screening is included in the registration process. This will be undertaken by a member of the Practice Nurse Team and will include a check of your blood pressure, weight, height and urine. You will be asked to provide relevant information about your health background.
Any registered patient who has not been seen by a GP or Nurse at the Practice in the previous 3 years, may ask for a health check. During this check all appropriate examinations and investigations will be undertaken by a health care professional.
Also on offer are the NHS Health checks for patients aged 40-74 with no underlying conditions. See the leaflet: