Our qualified practice nurses have applicable skills in cervical screening, immunisations (including travel), contraceptive and sexual health advice, wound care and other aspects of physical care of patients in general practice.
Our practice nurses are also trained to support the management of long-term conditions such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, cardiovascular disease and other chronic disease management.
Health Care Assistants
Our Health Care Assistants (HCAs) work under the supervision of our Practice Nurses to provide care to patients needing a variety of physical tests and other aspects of care to support the management on long-term conditions.
This may include blood tests, ECGs, health checks, 24-hour blood pressure monitors, some injections for adults, simple wound care, spirometry, smoking cessation counselling, etc.