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.
Clinical Prescribing Pharmacist
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.
The community nurses attached to the practice offer nursing treatment to the housebound, those recently discharged from hospital and support to carers. These visits are normally arranged by the hospital upon discharge or by the doctor in other circumstances.
They can be contacted by telephone on 0300 003 1902 where you can leave a message in their absence. Or in more urgent cases, by contacting our reception team for a message to be relayed to them.
The health visitors can be contacted by telephone on 01245 318300 where a message can be left in their absence.
Our counselling services are available by referral from your doctor, for help and support with emotional difficulties, bereavement or other life crises.
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