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NAMED GP

Everyone in the practice now has a named GP.  If you are unsure who yours is then please ask at reception, but please remember that you can still see whichever GP you prefer.

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television is installed at the practice premises for the purpose of staff, patient and premises security. Cameras are located at various places on the premises, and images from the camera are recorded.  The practice follows the recommendations issued by the Data Protection Commissioner in accordance with powers under Section 51 of the 1998 Data protection Act. 

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible information standard is a new law to make sure that people who have a disability or sensory loss are given information they can easily read or understand.  Please inform us if you have any communication support needs.  

For further information about the standard and a form you can fill in to let us know if you have communication support needs in the column on the right hand side of our website under the Accessible Information heading.

Nurse Practitioners

Jo Sambandan

Nursing Lead

The nurse practitioner is here for people of any age with minor or major, acute, physical or psychological health needs. They are able to diagnose and treat many illnesses and injuries, prescribe medications where appropriate or offer advice and support as required.

Please continue to see your doctor or practice nurse for any on-going management of your chronic conditions. If you aren’t sure if our nurse practitioner can deal with your problem, come and see her anyway, as she may be able to help, or at least guide you to the most appropriate healthcare.

Definition of acute illness/injury – new onset, likely short duration of symptoms or need for intervention.

Definition of chronic illness – gradual onset long lasting conditions.

Nurses

Paula Bailey (f)
Janet McDonald (f)
Sarah Hilton (f)
Corby Calaby (f)

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Health Practitioners

Mr Ian Jeynes (m)

Ian is our Practice Paramedic.  He helps with home visits and sees acute minor illness.

Healthcare Assistants

Cheryl Meggison (f)

 

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Phlebotomists

Elizabeth Watts (f)

Our very experienced phlebotomists take bloods on behalf of the partners for the practice.

 
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