Practice Nurse/ Healthcare Assistant:

The practice nurse has a wide range of medical experience.  They are seen by appointment, and perform the following:-

  • Regular checks for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma & COPD.
  • New Patient, Well Person, and Elderly person checks.
  • Immunisations (travel, influenza, tetanus, childhood) & injections.
  • Dressings and removal of sutures.
  • Cervical smears.
  • Advice on dieting and how to stop smoking.