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.
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. They are also trained to do ECG’s, flu vaccines, B12 injections and simple dressings
Joanne GrantPractice Nurse / Nurse Prescriber
Joanne joined in 2011 and as well as regular nursing duties she also helps with Well Person clinics and chronic disease management of kidney, respiratory and heart disease.
Sarah ClarkPractice Nurse / Nurse Prescriber
Sarah joined in 2021 as a practice nurse and has a special interest in diabetes and respiratory illnesses.
Kim McKenziePractice Nurse
Kim joined in 2022 and has a specialist interest in wound care.