The nurses are available to provide long term condition reviews, travel advice, immunisations, wound dressings, suture removal, blood pressure checks, ear syringing, contraceptive advice, cervical smears and treatment of minor injuries. They are also able to give advice on healthy diets, heart disease prevention and foreign travel. In addition they have specialist training in asthma and diabetes care. All new patients are expected to attend for a health check and those patients over 75 are assessed by a nurse or doctor annually.
|Kate Baker (f)|
I graduated from The University of Hull in 2001 where I obtained a degree in Bsc (Hons) Nursing Sciences and became a Registered Nurse. I initially worked in Intensive Care, then moved to Community Nursing in 2004. I became a Practice Nurse in 2007. Following a career break to care for my children, I joined the practice in 2016. I undertake all general Practice Nurse duties.
|Sarah Atkinson (f)|
I have worked within the NHS since 2001, working in various roles, both in primary, community and acute care settings. I went on to complete my nurse training in 2012 and spent 5 years working on an acute ward for stroke and neurology patients.
I started at the practice in September 2016, being new to practice nursing I am currently studying to develop my skills and knowledge.