Nursing

Our skilled nursing team cover all centres comprising practice nurses, health care assistants, health visitors and district nurses. Appointments will be made with a nurse with specific training to meet your requirements.

Our highly trained practice nurses provide health promotion, immunisations, travel advice plus vaccinations and cervical smears. They are also skilled in all aspects of wound care.  Each of the nurses has specialist skills in one or more areas of chronic disease management, such as diabetes, asthma and heart disease.

All requests for home visits are taken by a member of the nursing team in order to prioritise their necessity and urgency. Our health visiting team is based at Churchill Medical Centre and is responsible for our child health promotion programme. They run a ‘drop in’ baby clinic are also closely involved in antenatal and postnatal parentcraft. Our district nursing team is also based at the medical centre. They are responsible for nursing care in the patient’s home. Two of the nurses are trained as prescribers.