Treatment Room Nurses

Treatment Room Nurses are responsible for:

  • Dressings,
  • Removal of stitches,
  • Injections,
  • Blood Pressure monitoring,
  • Dietary advice,
  • Cardiograms
  • Cervical smears,
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Ear syringing (if a patient has been assessed by the GP)
  • Injuries that occur on the same day, e.g. burns, cuts and eye injuries.

Practice Nurses

The Practice Nursing Team provides advice on all aspects of health and illness, with a focus on preventative health care e.g. 

  • Asthma,
  • Diabetes,
  • Family Planning advice,
  • Cervical Smears,
  • New Patient Registration,
  • Travel advice,
  • Smoking Cessation,
  • Blood Pressure monitoring,
  • routine blood tests,
  • Emergency contraception.

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners are qualified to diagnose and assess health problems, recommend treatments and prescribe medications. They can provide you with information and advice and, if necessary, refer you to a doctor or other health care professional.

They may be able to help you with:

  • Coughs and colds,
  • “Flu-like” illness,
  • Sore throats,
  • “Tummy bugs”,
  • Urinary tract infections,
  • Vaginal discharge,
  • Head lice,
  • Scabies,
  • Chest infections,
  • Skin conditions,
  • Sore eyes,
  • Sore ears
  • Other minor illness.