Within our surgery team we have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, 2 Nurse Prescribers and 4 Practice Nurses, and to assist the nursing team we have 8 Health Care Assistants.
Anne Rose: District Nursing Diploma/Course, Postgrad Diploma Health Services Management, BSc (hons) Health Professional Studies, BSc (hons) Acupuncture, Postgrad Diploma Emergency Care Practice, Autonomous Practice, MSc Module Independent Nurse Prescribing.
Kerry Barnby: RN, Diploma in Nursing Studies, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing, Family Planning Diploma, Asthma Diploma, Spirometry ARTP Registered, Independant Non Medical Prescriber, Diabetes Diploma.
Julie East: RN, Diploma in Nursing Studies, Family Planning Diploma, Asthma Diploma, COPD Diploma. Diabetes Diploma, Independant Non Medical Prescriber, Spirometry ARTP Registered.
Rachel Sumpter: Adult Nursing Diploma, Mentorship in Professional Practice, Advanced NVQ Health and Social Care, Diabetes Diploma.
Rachael Milton: Diploma in Nursing, COPD, Asthma Diploma, Spirometry Diploma-ARTP Registered.
Natalie Chapman - Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Joanne Skelton - Advanced Healthcare Assistant
All of the nurses within the practice have wide experience and receive regular update training. Our Practice Nurses are available on an appointment system at both surgeries Monday to Friday.
The work our nurses are available for includes:
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Smoking Advice
- Diet and Weight Advice
- Cervical cytology (smears)
- Contraceptive advice
- Child vaccinations
- Suture removal
- Wound management
- Assisting with surgical procedures
- Disease Management: Asthma, Diabetes, Ischaemic Heart Disease, COPD, Thyroid problems.
The Patient Services Advisors are available to assist you with booking an appointment with the appropriate nurse.
Health Care Assistants
- Emma Hill
- Shirley Hulley
- Joanne Laurens
- Andrea Fawcett
- Robyn Lynam
- Bethany Laurens
- Tracey Buxton
- Ella Green (Apprentice)
These HCA support the nurses in the baby clinics and run their own healthcare clinics where they can perform phlebotomy, blood pressure monitoring, weight and height checks, diabetic foot checks, smoking cessation, ECG’s, suture removal and wound management. We also offer all new patients health screens that are performed by the HCAs.