Our nurse practitioner is Kath Grimshaw. She is qualified and able to prescribe for minor illness such as: - coughs, colds, sore throat, flu symptoms, earache, hay fever, conjunctivitis, constipation, diarrhoea, infection, eczema, acne, other skin problems, contraception and emergency contraception.
Her triage clinics are each day Monday-Friday. Kath also runs asthma and chronic chest illness clinics to review patients annually. Please ring the surgery to make an appointment for a review.
Our nursing staff work in the treatment rooms. Typical matters they deal with are immunisations, holiday vaccinations, blood tests, dressings, cervical smears and health promotion clinics. They are also available for consultation and advice in health related matters. The nurses also run chronic disease management clinics for asthma, diabetes and heart disease.
- Asthma Clinic
- Diabetic Clinic
- Travel Clinic
- Cardiac/Hypertensive Clinic
- Minor Ops Clinic
- Smear Clinic
- Well Woman Clinic
- Well Man Clinic
- Family Planning
- Child Immunisation
- Ear Irrigation
GP Community Matron
Working with our nursing team we have Rachel Donohue who is a Queens Nurse. As well as her Practice Nurse duties she also travels out into the community to provide health checks to our housebound patients. who have multiple health needs.
Our Assistant Practitioner, Yvonne Follett, assists our nursing team and GPs, she specifically provides Blood pressure monitoring, new patients health checks, NHS health checks for patients age 40 to 74, ear irrigation, immunisations and injections, she can also take ECGs and blood tests.
The District Nurses look after the elderly who are confined to there homes but require nursing care, and patients discharged from hospital after surgical procedures. These arrangements will be made through your Doctor when necessary by hospital liaison, but the District Nurses can be contacted direct by telephoning 01254 232061