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Nurse appointments

We have a very talented and experienced nursing team at the practice, who can deal with a wide range of conditions and procedures. 

We have nurses who specialise in asthma and diabetes management, and childhood vaccinations. We also have a healthcare assistant who performs a lot of our tests for patients with chronic lung conditions, as well as new patient checks and blood pressure checks. 

Below is a list of examples of conditions that our nurses can treat and manage, and procedures they can perform. This list, however, is not exhaustive, and our reception team will be able to help advise you whether your query might be suitable for a nurse. It is often much quicker to get an appointment to see a nurse, but they are still able to access the support of a GP if they feel you may need further assessment.

  • Injections (B12, contraception, etc.)
  • Cervical smears
  • Contraception advice
  • Hearing checks
  • Weight checks and diet advice
  • Blood pressure checks and annual reviews
  • Coil checks
  • Asthma reviews
  • COPD reviews
  • Travel vaccinations
  • NHS health checks
  • Flu vaccinations
  • New patient checks

Minor illness 

Our nurses can diagnose, treat, and manage a variety of minor illness conditions, including: 

  • Sore throat/tonsillitis
  • Thrush
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Hayfever
  • Minor injuries
  • Rashes
  • Sprains/strains/bruises/falls
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vaginal discharge 
  • Verrucas

If you feel you are suffering with any of the above, you can contact our reception team to make an appointment with one of the nurses. 

 
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