Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, hypertension, coronary heart disease and diabetes. They also carry out cervical smears.
Louise Walters (f)
Health Care Assistants
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Ms Maggie Spencer (f)
District Nursing Team
Our team is based at Macklin Street (01332) 777070
Midwifery Triage – 01332 785 796
Care Coordinator for Care Homes
Community Matron for Care Home
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.