Many of the things that you might think you need to see a doctor about can often be dealt with by our nurses, all whom have been trained to deal with medical problems; for some things the nurse is more experienced at dealing with the problem than a doctor.
They are available for pre-bookable and on the day treatment room duties, including: Routine blood pressure checks, HRT and contraceptive prescribing, cervical smears, minor illness management (coughs, colds, sore throats, urine infections and other newly presenting problems), wound care, ear care, immunisations, management of diabetes, coronary heart disease, asthma and COPD and many other conditions come within their expertise.
|Sister Sarah Kirby, RGN (f)|
Specialities: Minor Illness, Diabetes
|Sister Anna Larsen, RGN (f)|
Specialities: Family Planning/Sexual Health (fitting coils and contraceptive implant devices), Minor Illness, Travel Health, Leg Ulcer Management
|Sister Karen Moore, RGN (f)|
Deputy Nurse Lead
Independent Prescriber Specialities: Family Planning/Sexual Health (fitting contraceptive implant devices), Asthma/COPD, Travel Health, Leg Ulcer Management
|Sister Jane Murphy, RGN (f)|
Specialities: Asthma/COPD, Minor Illness
|Sister Vanessa Smith, RGN (f)|
Independent Prescriber Specialities: Diabetes, Minor Illness, Travel Health
|Sister Wendy Tate, BSc (Hons) RGN (f)|
Specialities: Diabetes, Family Planning, Renal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
|Sister Judy Dame, RGN (f)|
Specialities: Minor Illness
|Sister Jane Burrows, BSc (Hons) RGN (f)|
Specialities: Minor Illness, Travel Health
|Sister Catherine Keech, RGN (f)|
Specialities: dermatology, diabetes
|Sister Kelly Minshull, RGN (f)|
|Sister Chinyere Anajekwu (f)|
|Mr Rob Powis (m)|
|Ms Hannah Littler (f)|
|Mr Lewis Kirby (m)|
The Assistant Practitioners are highly skilled and experienced Healthcare Assistants who are both training part-time at University to be registered nurses.
When not in University, Hannah and Lewis work in the surgery undertaking clinical tasks, such as health checks, ear syringing, ECGs, blood tests, some injections and dressings.