Our Health Care Assistant Sarah recently completed her Bolton Care Certificate, well done Sarah. Here she is being presented with her award.
|Ms Zahirah Mohammed|
Zahirah is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who works alongside the doctors and nurses. She is able to consult with patients for a range of conditions including chest problems, urinary problems, gynaecology problems, ear, skin and eye problems, coughs, colds and sore throats.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, injections, travel vaccinations, immunisations,weight management smoking cessation, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks Ecg, 24hr blood pressure monitoring and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
|Ms Samantha Wheatley|
|Miss Lisa Crompton (f)|
|Mrs Sarah Watkins (f)|
Our Healthcare Assistant supports our Practice Nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. The Healthcare Assistant may also perform some reviews for chronic diseases.