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Practice Nurses

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner Joy Godding – (ANP) (RGN) Specialist practitioner BSc (Hons)
  • Sister Amanda Robinson – (RGN) DIPHE Cert Diabetes Cert COPD
    • Special Interest in Diabetes, COPD and Chronic Disease
  • Sister Stephanie Brereton – (RGN) Cert Diabetes Care
    • Special Interest in Wound Care, Catheter Care and Palliative Care

The Practice Nurses are available by appointment and can offer telephone advice. They undertake a wide range of procedures including:

  • Child Immunisations
  • Cervical Smear
  • Removal of Sutures
  • Dressings
  • Family Planning
  • Ear Syringing
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Counselling
  • Dietary Advice
  • Travel Advice and Injections
  • Help to Quit
  • Help to Slim
  • Impact / Alcohol Services

The nurses also give advice on:

  • Asthma
  • Diet
  • Diabetes

They are particularly concerned with preventing disease and promoting good health.

Health Care Assistants

  • Angie Runicles
  • Linda McMahon

The Health Care Assistants work closely with the Practice Nurses, District Nurses and the Health Visitor. They are also able to take blood, test urine and check blood pressure. They also run health check clinics, Help to quit and Help to Slim.