Who Does What

The Nurse can help you with:

  • Contraception - New and repeat prescriptions 
    Pre and post coil advice
    Coil Check
  • Teenage Health Issues
  • Well Woman - New and repeat HRT
    Swabs & STIs 
    Weight Reduction
  • Pre-Conceptual Advice
  • Lumps, Bumps & Skincare
  • Telephone Advice on Medication/Immunisation
  • Chronic Diseases 
    Coronary Heart Disease 
    Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Pre-arranged Blood Samples
  • Contraceptive Repeat Prescriptions
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Routine Injections
  • Smoking Cessation Advice
  • Healthy Lifestyle Advice
  • Weight Loss Advice
  • Travel Vaccines
  • Vaginal Swabs
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • ECGs
  • New Patient Consultations
  • Urine Testing
  • Baby Immunisations

The Treatment Room/District Nurses can help you with:

  • Ear Syringing
  • Wound Dressing
  • Removal of Sutures
  • Ulcers and chronic wounds
  • Continence issues and advice
  • Care in the home issues e.g. insulin injections in very frail and elderly
Sister Janet Cunniffe

Janet is responsible for running most of the chronic disease management services (High Blood Pressure, Angina, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Kidney Chronic Disease) as well as pill checks, Cervical smears, HRT checks and general health promotional advice including smoking cessation work and baby immunisations.

She also does the new patient checks and can assist with other issues such as where someone may wish to consult a female about a sensitive health issue. If doing this it is important to bear in mind she isn’t trained as a doctor and as such may need to get help from one of the doctors but clearly this would be done in a sensitive and tactful manner.

Although she is a nurse and is trained in all routine treatment room type procedures such as dressings, ear syringing etc, due to time pressures she is unable to routinely offer these services and instead will direct you to the treatment room service run by the district nurse.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Denise Wardman (f)

Health Care Assistant & Phlebotomist:

Our HCA is responsible and undertakes the following within practice.

  • NHS health checks
  • 24hour BP machine fitting
  • ECG
  • Diet & Lifestyle advice
  • Carers Reviews and signposting
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • new patient reviews
  • phlebotomy
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