The Nursing Team
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
RGN BSc (hons), FSRH Specialist Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner and independent prescriber. ENB998 - teaching, assessing and clinical support, diplomas in Spirometry, Asthma, COPD and CHD.
Diploma in HE Nursing Studies
Martin Higgins - BSc (Hons) Specialist Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner RCN accredited, Independent Prescriber
Amy Moore -
Our Practice Nurses run specialist clinics for Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure, COPD and Asthma. Their work also includes:-
- Holiday vaccinations (if appointment is at least 6 weeks before travel) & routine injections.
- Ear syringing, Dressings, and removal of stitches.
- Health Promotion, Chronic Disease Management.
- Contraception advice and Cervical Smears.
Primary Health Care Support Workers (PHCSW)
The surgery currently employs 5 PHCSW, whose role in supporting the nursing team is to take routine blood samples, blood pressure monitoring, ECGs, urine sample testing and new patient medicals. PHCSWs also assist the GPs with minor operations.