Sister Jayne Savage
The nurse practitioner is available for immunisations, travel vaccines, chronic disease management, contraception advice, well person checks, asthma and diabetic reviews and blood pressure checks. In addition the nurse practitioner, is available for emergency consultations and can prescribe certain medications.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.