Nurse Practitioner (Claire Wright)
The practice employs one Nurse Practitioner who is responsible for running the health promotion clinics. These include holiday vaccinations, travel advice, cervical cytology, well woman and well man checks, lifestyle, diet and exercise advice, flu/pneumococcal vaccination and childhood vaccinations.
Chronic disease management is also a nurse led service including asthma/COPD, diabetes, coronary heart disease and hypertension management. The practice expects to see patients suffering from these diseases every six months to one year.