Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses also run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes and carry out cervical smears.
Rachel Reilly – Female
Lead Nurse, Nurse Prescriber
Sue Middleton – Female
Lucy Soutter – Female
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Aisling McMillan – Female
The District Nurses attached to the practice provide qualified nursing services at home for those patients unable to attend surgery. Nursing care is given to the acute and chronic sick including the terminally ill.
Duties covered include wound care, leg ulcer care, injections, incontinence care, assessment and supervision of nursing needs etc.
The Health visitors attached to the practice work primarily with families with young children providing advice and support. They run Baby Clinics during which development assessments and immunisations take place.
Health Visitors also work within the wider community e.g. Early Years Centres. All families with children aged under 5, who are newly registered with the practice, will be visited at home by a Health Visitor. You can contact them on 0300 421 6597/8.
Jenny Kelly – Female
Katie Kirk – Female
Your first appointment with the midwife will be for blood tests etc and this will be on a |Wednesday morning. Our midwife is available for help and advice during pregnancy by appointment at the antenatal clinics held in the surgery on Wednesday between 09:30 and 12:30.
She will also come and see you at home during early pregnancy. She can be contacted on 0300 422 2318
Hannah Harding – Female