The Nurses provide a wide range of services in the treatment room. These include the following:
- Immunisations and travel advice
- Family planning
- Teenage health clinics
- Cervical smears
- Advice on preventing illness through weight reduction
- Smoking cessation
- Other lifestyle changes
If you wish you can discuss any problem with a Nurse even if you are going to see the Doctor afterwards.
(Please note: Nurses cannot prescribe). They also offer special help to those who have high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, or who want to lose weight, or require advice on alcohol.
The Health Care Assistants work alongside the Practice Nurses and are here to:
- take bloods
- blood pressure
- give smoking cessation advice
- height and weight
Donna Lee (RGN) (RM)
The midwife works with the practice team to provide complete maternity care. She can be seen by appointment on Tuesday afternoons and can be contacted via the surgery.
The Health Visitors are a qualified nurses with specialist training and are based in Scott Business Park. They mainly see families with young children, but can provide health advice and support for others.