Nurse Practitioners

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner works autonomously and is accountable for own professional actions. Undertakes Clinical Nursing Practice at an advanced level using expert knowledge and clinical skills to deliver holistic care to people accessing primary health care services. Assesses diagnoses and treats patients attending primary health care services with a range of acute, non acute and chronic medical conditions. Assesses diagnoses and treats patients in surgery or own home who require acute medical attention and refer to appropriate agency. Refers patients to other medical specialities for assessment if deemed appropriate. Refers patients as appropriate to other members of the multidisciplinary team, secondary care and to other statutory and voluntary organisations including referral for x-ray.

Nurse Louisa Clare (f)

Is an advanced nurse practitioner from a nursing background who has been with the surgery since 2008. Is able to see patients regarding most issues including, chronic disease management such as COPD, asthma and diabetes. Is able to request blood test and scans. Can also diagnose conditions and prescribe medications as and when required.

Louisa Clare, BSC (hons), Advanced nurse practitioner - Masters level 2020

Nurses

Nurse Gifty Nargeh (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.

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