Specialist Nurses

Nurse Practitioners

Our Nurse Practitioners can help you with general illness and referrals.  They can diagnose and prescribe appropriate medication for:

  • Minor Illness - That may develop within 24 - 48 hours
  • Common infections of eyes, ears, throat, chest, skin etc
  • Childhood illnesses such as chicken pox, tonsillitis, impetigo, etc
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Contraception
  • New and repeat prescriptions
  • Teenage Health Issues
  • Well Woman
  • New and repeat HRT
  • Cytology
  • Sexual Health Screening
  • Weight Reduction
  • Pre-Conceptual Advice
  • Lumps, Bumps & Skincare
  • Acute and Chronic Wound Care/Infections
  • Telephone Advice on Medication/Immunisation
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Rheumatology
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Warfarin Monitoring
  • Coil fitting, Checks, Removal and General Advice

Practice Nurses

Our Nurses can help you with:

  • Ear Syringing
  • Wound Dressing
  • Pre-arranged Blood Samples
  • Removal of Sutures (Unless as a result of a visit to A&E)
  • Contraceptive Repeat Prescriptions
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Routine Injections
  • Smoking Cessation Advice
  • Healthy Lifestyle Advice
  • Weight Loss Advice
  • Travel Vaccines
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Vaginal Swabs
  • Asthma checks
  • HRT repeat prescriptions
  • Smears
  • Contraceptive implant

Healthcare Assistants

Our Healthcare Assistants can help you with:

  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • ECGs
  • Blood Samples
  • Over 75s Health Checks
  • Urine Testing
  • Minor dressings
  • Flu Vaccines
  • Vitamin B12 injections
  • Diabetic checks
  • Basic asthma checks including inhaler techniques
  • Shingles vaccination 
  • Vaginal swabs
  • Ear syringing 
  • Smoking cessation 

Minor Illness Nurse

Our Minor Illness Nurse will be able to help you with:

  • Minor illnesses (over 5 year old's only) such as chest/urine infections, ear pain and sore throats
  • Skin issues
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Contraception Advice
  • Blood Pressure Advice