We have three Practice Nurses and a Health Care Assistant who work very closely with the Doctors and are trained to do an extensive number of procedures and tests. They may work along with the doctors, for example assisting in minor surgery or work alone in screening clinics, asthma and diabetes clinics, new patient assessments, etc. You may book directly with the practice nurse for such services as foreign travel immunisation, cervical smears, etc.
|Mrs Edie Coates (f)|
Edie, our Assistant Nurse Practitioner, works under the close supervision of our Practice Nurses. She is fully trained to perform new patient reviews, blood tests, CVD risk assessments, certain annual reviews, INR checks, a number of vaccinations and injections, and other routine health checks. She also removes sutures and staples and can check and change a wide variety of dressings.