The nursing team is made up of qualified and registered nurses as well as fully trained Health Care Assistants. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears. The Health Care assistant specialises in NHS Health Checks, Blood Pressures, ECGs and phlebotomy. The team works across both East Parade Surgery and Park Parade Surgery to improve patient access to a broad range of nursing services.
|Mrs Susie Cook (Health Care Assistant)|
Susie is the latest addition to our nursing team. She is a fully trained Health Care Assistant and Phlebotomist and specialises in NHS health checks, ear syringing, dopplers and taking ECGs and Blood Pressures. She also has an important role in ensuring the nurse rooms are well stocked and organised and that clinical checks are completed.
|Nurse Joanna Lynn|
Joanna is a qualified nurse who works with all our chronic disease patients, specialising in patients with diabetes and asthma. She also provides general nursing care including smears, dressings, ECGs and childhood immunisations.
|Nurse Vicky Waywell|
Vicky is a qualified nurse who works with all our chronic disease patients, specialising in patients with diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. She also provides general nursing care including smears, dressings, ECGs and childhood immunisations.
|Nurse Taryn Ward|
Taryn is our Practice Nurse Manager. Her role is to lead the nursing team and act as trainer and mentor for them. She is particularly skilled in the care of patients with Diabetes, Asthma, Heart Disease and Hypertension and is involved with the planning of our Chronic Disease Management programmes.