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Clinicians

Acute Care Practitioners

Acute Care practitioners are Advanced Clinical Practitioners. They can come from a range of professional backgrounds such as Nursing, Pharmacy and Paramedical.

Advanced Practitioners are educated to Master’s level or likely working towards this.

Advanced Practitioners are Independent Prescribers. They work autonomously and have many years’ experiences during which they have developed their skills and knowledge to take on expanded roles and manage your care. They can assess the patient, investigate, diagnose, treat and undertake any onward referral necessary in your care journey.

Mrs Gemma Selby – Nursing Partner
Degree in Nursing – Bsc (Hons) Nursing & Public Health
Msc Advanced Clinical Practice
V300 Independent Prescriber – Non-Medical Prescriber
Katie Best – Paramedic ACP
BA(Hons) Bsc, PGCert, MCPara
Karen Watson – ACP

Practice Nurses

Practice Nurses are fully trained in a wide range of skills including immunisations, health promotion, contraception, and management of long-term conditions eg advises on diet and lifestyle choices, on coronary heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity. Practice Nurses can extend their skills at Diploma Level and see many patients who previously would have seen the doctor.

The Nursing team run various nurse led clinics for diabetes, asthma, coronary heart disease, COPD as well as providing general nursing services, dressings, removal of sutures and blood tests.

Nurse Kathryn Clayton
Nurse Elizabeth Spence
Nurse Samantha Hewitt

Non-Registered Nursing Staff

Non-registered Nursing staff who assist in patient care and Practice-related duties as directed by and under the supervision of a Registered Healthcare Professional (including Lead Practice Nurse, Practice Manager, and the GPs). Healthcare Support Workers work collaboratively with the General Practice team to meet the needs of patients, and provide essential task-orientated services like taking blood samples (phlebotomy), processing specimens, performing ECGs (to measure heart function), spirometry (to measure lung function). They play a crucial role in supporting the Clinical Team.

Miss Melissa Taylor
Health Care Assistant
Mrs Denise Miller
Health Care Assistant
Mrs Samantha Murrell
Phlebotomist

Care Coordinator

Care co-ordinators help to co-ordinate and navigate care across the health and care system, helping people make the right connections, with the right teams at the right time. They can support people to become more active in their own health and care and are skilled in assessing people’s changing needs. Care co-ordinators are effective in bringing together multidisciplinary teams to support people’s complex health and care needs.

They can be an effective intervention in supporting people to stay well particularly those with long term conditions, multiple long-term conditions, and people living with or at risk of frailty.

Miss Sarah Gent