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Market Street
Carnforth
LA5 9JU
Tel: 01524 720000
Fax: 01524 720110

The Nursing Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

TW2          Tina Winstone

RGN BSc (hons), FSRH Specialist Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner and independent prescriber. ENB998 - teaching, assessing and clinical support, diplomas in Spirometry, Asthma, COPD and CHD.

Triage Nurse                          

KE2             Kelly Evans

Diploma in HE Nursing Studies

 

Nurse Practitioner

                                                          

Martin Higgins - BSc (Hons) Specialist Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner RCN accredited, Independent Prescriber

 

 

Practice Nurses


AM2           Amy Moore -
 
RGN, RM, RMN, RNMH, BA (Hons) Diploma HE Midwifery, PGCE, Diplomas in Asthma & COPD
 
 
 
Mary-Jo Pearson - SRN Cardiothoracic Certificate, BSc (Hons) Diploma in District Nursing, Diploma in CVD Management
 
 
Catherine Grayson - Bsc RGN, PNcert, DipHEOH
 
 
Joanne Telford - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Degree
 
 
Kate Wallace - Bsc (Hons) Adult Nursing, Diploma in Diabetes, Graduate Certifcate in Critical Care Nursing
 
 

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.

DP2          Deborah Purkis

HH2          Helen Hennant                         

RF         Rachel Furlong

 

                                        Janette Wilson

                                       

 

                                       Louise Thistlethwaite