We have two Nurse Practitioners Julie Sercombe and Louise Ford. They joined the practice in July 2009 bringing a wealth of experience and are proving very popular with our patients. They also work outside of the practice providing a service within local schools.
They are Independent prescribers and a morning session is run by a Nurse practitioner each day. If you have any minor ailment please request an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner rather than the GP. Usual conditions they treat include problems with eyes, nose, throat, ears – suspected infections (not syringing), respiratory problems, urinary tract infections e.g. cystitis, diarrhoea & vomiting, abdominal pain, skin conditions, allergies, common gynae problems e.g. thrush, abnormal discharge, Initial prescription for the contraceptive pill/contraceptive advice, common muscoskeletal problems e.g. whiplash.