Practice nurses are available throughout the week to advise you about any concerns you have regarding health issues. They run various clinics such as:
- Weight management advice and support
- Healthy hearts
- Diabetes management advice and support
- Asthma management advice and support
- Childhood vaccinations
- Women’s health (family planning, contraceptive advice, HRT, smears, well woman and pre-pregnancy planning).
You can self-refer to all of these clinics, but, if you require routine blood pressures, dressings etc. you will be asked to see our treatment room nurses.
These nurses are all qualified Registered General nurses (RGN’s). Two of these RGN nurses have advanced nursing qualifications, being qualified BSc honour graduates.
NB – Weight reduction clinics and smoking cessation clinics are run by our healthcare assistant.
Our treatment room is available on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to offer the following services and procedures:
- Ear Syringing
- Routine blood pressure checks
- Injections e.g. tetanus
- Removal of Sutures
- Emergency ECG’s
- Routine nursing needs
Our Treatment Room nurse is a qualified State Enrolled Nurse (SEN).
Appointments for the practice nurses are bookable up to 2 weeks in advance. In addition, the nursing team is always happy to speak to you over the telephone, this may not be immediately but they will always return your call.