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Nurse Practitioners

Jenny Rasmussen

Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Prescriber

Jenny is our Advanced Nurse Practitioner. She is trained in diagnosis, examination and prescribing and works alongside the GPs in treating our patients. She is also the head of our practice nursing team.

She has a special interest in both respiratory and dementia. She has a background of working as a Respiratory Nurse Specialist and has also worked in the community as a Community Matron with responsibility for frail elderly patients with complex health needs and currently leads on our care home reviews.

Nurses

Susan Haley

RGN

Work Days: Wed/Thurs/ Fri

Jillian Marshall

RGN                                                                      

Work Days: Mon/Tues/Thurs

Our practice nurses have a wide range of responsibilities and duties.

They provide care for patients with long-term health conditions such as:

  • Asthma,
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
  • Diabetes
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Peripheral Vascular disease
  • Hypertension 
  • and other chronic diseases.

They also carry out

  • Smears  
  • Contraceptive management  
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Travel vaccinations

They are also available give general advice on health matters such as diet, weight and a healthy lifestyle.

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Carr

Work Days: Mon/Tues/Wed

Dawn Fairbairn (f)

Work days Wed/Thurs/Fri

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.
 
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