Nurse Practitioners

Allison Yardley

RGN  BSC (Hons)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Independent Nurse Prescriber.
As part of the primary care team the Advanced Nurse Practitioner works alongside the GP's to manage minor illness and injury. She is able to take your history, carry out a clinical assessment, make a diagnosis and prescribe appropriate medicines. She also provides health care advice and information and does practice nursing with a special interest in Diabetes.

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Louise Gregory
RGN Asthma Dip.,
Asthma
COPD
Coronary Heart Disease
General Nursing
Joanna Gough
RN
Diabetes Care
General Nursing
Michelle McCleod (f)
Esther Hunt

Health Practitioners

Mrs Ritu Sharma

A physicians associate works under the supervision of a doctor as part of a medical team. They have direct contact with patients, taking medical histories, carrying out physical examinations and making home visits, make diagnoses, analyse test results and deliver treatment.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
 
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