Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners

Becky Turner Advanced Nurse Practitioner (f)

RGN, Post Graduate Certificate in Respiratory practice

Tess McClelland Mental Health Practitioner (f)
Lorraine Jackson Advanced Nurse Practitioner (f)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner



Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks 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.

Diane Clarke Practice Nurse (f)
Annmarie Ehlen Practice Nurse (f)
Lisa Kirk Practice Nurse (f)
Elok Needham Practice Nurse (f)

Healthcare Assistants

Ruth Newall (Assistant Practitioner), Nicky Blackmore (HCA), Debbie Elliott (HCA) and Joanne Gayter (HCA)

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, ECGs, flu vaccinations, assisting in LCT (long term condition) and anti-coagulation clinics, minor surgery and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Ruth Newall Assistant Practitioner (f)

Ruth is Castlefields Health Centre's Assistant Practitioner

Nicky Blackmore (f)
Debbie Elliott (f)
Jo Gayter (f)
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