Our Nurse Practitioners are advanced registered nurses who are trained and educated to assess, diagnose and manage most common and many chronic illnesses. They can perform physical examinations, prescribe medications and refer on to a specific speciality if necessary.
Qualified RGN 1991, MSc as Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Non medical prescriber. Diplomas in Tissue Viability, Family Planning, Asthma and COPD. Has training in Minor Illness and Anti-Coagulation.
MSc in Advanced Healthcare Practice, DipHe in Adult Nursing, BSc (Hons) in Acute Healthcare Practice (Intensive Care), Non-Medical Prescriber, with an interest in Gastroenterology, Cardiovascular system and Neurology.
The Practice employs a large and capable nursing team.
We have five practice nurses and two health care assistants who are responsible for immunisations, dressings, health education and many other tasks.
Our advanced practice nurse, Sandra Allen, runs clinics specialising in diabetes, chronic disease management and minor ailments. She is also able to prescribe a range of medication.
Emily specialises in CHD(Chronic Heart Disease) and CKD(Chronic Kidney Disease), holiday and child vaccinations.
Clare specialises in child vaccinations, CHD, and is training in diabetes.
Lani specialises in Asthma, Holiday vaccinations and Family Planning.
Louise our healthcare assistant specialises in Mental health and assists in diabetic reviews.
Tracey is our trainee health care assistant who specialises in NHS health checks, and hypertension reviews.