Members of the practice nursing team have different specialist skills and receptionists will be able to advise patients of the most appropriate clinician for their care:
- Debbie Russell RGN - Practice Nurse
- Yvonne Bennington RN - Practice Nurse
- Libby Lawrey - Healthcare Assistant
- Karen waterman - Healthcare Assistant
- Sharon Tagg - Healthcare Assistant
Appointments should be made for vaccinations (children and adults), travel advice, cervical smears, smoking cessation, blood pressure checks, COPD & asthma clinic, diabetic clinic, heart disease, INR clinics, health checks, ear syringing, dressings and removal of sutures.
Nursing sessions are held at the following times:
|Monday||8.30 - 1.30 & 5.30-8.20|
8.30 – 1.30 & 4.00-5.00
|Wednesday||8.30 - 11.30|
|Thursday||8.30 - 1.30|
|Friday||8.30 – 12.00|
Contraception and Family Planning
Advice is given on all forms of contraception including emergency contraception such as the morning after pill. Pre-conceptual advice is also available from the Practice Nurse or GPs.
The practice runs a screening programme with automatic recall as appropriate. This test is important for all women aged between 25-64. The test is done by appointment with a Practice Nurse.
Non NHS Services
Special appointments for medical examinations for insurance, driving, sports, employment, etc can be made through the receptionists. A fee is usually charged for these medicals.
Removal of moles, cysts, joint/soft tissue injections etc can be arranged by appointment. Please consult the Doctor first.