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The Surgery (including Dispensary) will be closed for mandatory training from 1pm on:

Thursday 19th March 2020

The practice will re-open as normal at 8.00am the following day.

Please check that you have sufficient medication supplies whilst we are closed.

 

 

 



Nurses

They provide a comprehensive range of services including travel advice, lifestyle advice, dressings, ear syringing, cervical smears, blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, family planning and contraceptive advice. They also manage and run clinics for patients with coronary disease, diabetes, hypertension, asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease.

Caite Guest

Caite is the Lead Nurse and manages all aspects of the Nurse provision for the surgery.  Caite is a prescriber and as well as Chronic Disease Management is also training towards for a qualification as  an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Louise Clarke (f)

Louise joined the nursing team in August 2017. In addition to her practice duties Louise is studying a university course to develop skills in in Diabetes disease management.

Joanna Beldon

Joanna is the Clinical Research Nurse who previously worked as a Practice Nurse at the surgery.  She works alongside Dr Cowling (Research Lead GP) inviting and recruiting patients to approved research projects. She may contact you in regards to a research project the practice is involved with.

Research is about finding new knowledge that can lead to changes and improvements in treatments and patient care therefore it is an important aspect of NHS work. All the research we are involved with is carried out under the banner of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) North West Coast Clinical Research Network.

Lucy Otto

Lucy qualified in 2004 from the University of Manchester and has worked previously in Cardiothoracic surgery, High Dependency and Immunology at the Manchester Royal Infirmary.  After moving down to Devon and working in a Community Hospital she chose to transfer her skills into Practice Nursing, completing the Foundations in General Practice Nursing course from the University of Plymouth.  She has completed further graduate modules in Diabetes, Asthma and COPD.  She is available for treatment room needs such as travel advice, child immunisations, smears, wound care and health advice.

Treatment Room Nurses

Jean Wilson

Treatment room - to include dressings, ear syringing, smears, injections, travel advice. Also runs a contraception clinic / advice on a weekly basis

Hannah Markham

Has qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2018 at Leeds University.   Starting her career in a busy A&E department she has recently joined us as Treatment Room nurse when she will specialise in dressings, injections and INRs. Hannah is currently undertaking for smears and ear syringing.

Health Practitioners

Karen Morton

Assistant Practitioner

Has appointments for: Venepuncture, Blood Pressure, ECGs, New Patient Medicals, NHS Health checks, lifestyle advise, Assists in Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetic clinics, Diabetic Foot Screening Clinics, Vaccinations (Flu and Pneumococcal only), suture removal, wound care and dressings, B12 injections, contraception advice, injections, assisting in m/opp and contraception clinics.

Healthcare Assistants

Charlotte Cragg

Has appointments for venepuncture, blood pressure, ECGs, new patient medicals, NHS health checks, assists in chronic disease clinics, assists in minor op and contraception clinics. She is looking to do some wound care in the future.

Phlebotomists

Carole Wilson

Has appointments for venepuncture, blood pressure, ECGs, new patient medicals, NHS health checks, assists in chronic disease clinics, assists in contraception clinics. She is looking to do some ear syringing in the future.

We have members of staff trained to take blood samples.

Audrey Dean

Bloods

 
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