We have two Advanced Nurse Practitioners – Sister Kelly and Sister Killeen; a Nurse Practitioner – Sister Smith and a team of Practice Nurses – Sister Gill, Sister Greenhalgh and Sister Baji. The team provide a comprehensive range of services – from care and advice on family planning and HRT reviews, cervical smears and carry out ‘well man’ and ‘well woman’ health checks. They provide the full programme of baby and child immunisations, along with all preventive adult immunisations.. In conjunction with our healthcare assistants, they also offer support and advice to those wanting to quit smoking.
They provide a travel advice service, including holiday vaccinations & malaria recommendations. We no longer provide yellow fever vaccinations. If you’re registered with us and need our travel vaccination services, please read the relevant information here.
Sister Katy Smith runs the Minor Illness clinics; as she is a specially trained nurse practitioner and can deal with a variety of common conditions. Sister Smith and Sister Killeen are also specially qualified in diabetes care, so provide annual diabetic reviews for patients who are not under hospital care. Sister Louise Kelly and Sister Janet Greenhalgh support the GPs in providing asthma and COPD care.
Our minor operations service is run by Sister Gill, Sister Greenhalgh and Sister Baji, following initial assessment by one of our GPs who specialise in minor surgical procedures: Drs Simonton, Wilkinson and Jafri.
Sister Deirdre Gill has a particular interest in Coronary Heart Disease & Stroke disease, and manages the care for this group of patients. Sister Gill also runs our wart clinic every 3 weeks, treating warts with cryotherapy.
Sister Janet Greenhalgh manages our hypertension clinic and works with Sister Gill in managing our patients with CHD/Stroke. Sister Greenhalgh has a strong interest in smoking cessation and prevention of heart and stroke disease in patients who are otherwise well.