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Nurses

The practice has a team of two well qualified practice nurses who are all Registered General nurses. They provide:

  • Health checks
  • Blood pressure monitoring and hypertension management
  • Cervical smear screening
  • Injections, dressings, ear syringing, blood samples, ECGs
  • Contraception
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Travel clinics and advice
  • Teenage and young person checks


Following substantial additional training, we have practice nurses who are now Nurse Prescribers and experts in many areas of disease management, and run clinics for:

  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease)
  • Heart disease


We also have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Kate Hawker who works alongside the doctors to provide care for our housebound patients.

The practice nurses are assisted by our two Health Care Assistants and a Phlebotomist who have undergone training to support the doctors and nurses to carry out a range of procedures.

They also provide

  • Taking blood samples
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Health checks
  • Weight management
  • Support to stop smoking
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