The practice nurse/healthcare assistant can be seen by calling the surgery and booking an appointment.
They carry out the following services:-
- Health checks, including blood pressure, cervical smears, breast examination
- Ear syringing
- Dressings and removal of stiches
- Chronic disease management, ie. diabetes and asthma
- Smoking cessation advice
- Taking blood and other samples to be sent to the hospital laboratory for analysis; please bear in mind these will need to be booked in before 11:00.