Claire May the Practice Nurse along with Helen Waterfield, the Health Care Assistants, provide a wide range of services between them including:
- Asthma & COPD checks
- Blood Tests
- Minor Illness
- Minor Injury
- Ear syringing & hearing tests
- Coil checks
- Pill checks
- Routine injections
- Travel advice & immunisation
- Blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Removal of stitches
- Well person clinic
- Cervical smears
- free NHS Health Checks (click on the highlighted link for further information on NHS Health Checks NHS-Health-Check)
is our Phlebotomist and has a clinic on a Wednesday morning, you may know Helen as one of our dispensary assistants.
Tracey Viney is our Diabetic Nurse and has clinics every other week at the main surgery.
Patients can be referred by a Doctor or self-refer to Outlook South West.
Alcohol & drug abuse counselling is available via a GP referral.
Smoking Cessation Advice
Ask reception for details on the smoking cessation service. Alternatively discuss it with the GP or Nurse at your next appointment.
Should you wish to wish to speak to a member of staff confidentially then please ask at reception. Arrangements will be made to speak in a private area away from reception.
First Contact Physio
Paul Sumner is an Orthopaedic Extended Scope Practitioner and can deal with patients presenting with musculoskeletal problems. He can see patients over the age of 18 with the following problems:
- Neck pain and whiplash injury
- Shoulder pain on movement
- Joint pains to include elbows,wrists,hands,hips,knees, feet and ankles
- Sports injuries, sprains and strains
Paul will be holding clinics every Tuesday and will offer both morning and afternoon appointments either by telephone or face to face.
Patients will be seen for diagnosistic assessement and then onward referral if required.
Ask at reception for an appointment today or further information about the service.
Jessica Hirons is our Social Prescriber, she holds a clinic at the Surgery every Thursday. She is also happy to perform home visits if you are unable to attend the surgery. She is able to deal with a variety of social issues including:
- Social isolation
- Befriending services
- Accessing legal advice
- Emotional wellbeing
- Mental health support
- Being a carer
- Respite services
- Cancer care services
- Long term health support
- Accessing the workplace
- Debt management
- Healthy lifestyle
- Weight management
- Getting out and about
- Joining groups: activity based, arts based, outdoor activities etc.
- Digital access to services
Nicola Stephens is our Clinical Pharmacist and will be holding clinics every Monday and Friday morning at the Surgery. She is happy to perform medication reviews and discuss any queries you have with your medication.