Our practice nurses perform a range of screening tests, such as, Cervical Smears, Spirometry, Doppler scans, they also review patients with chronic illness for example: Asthma, COPD and Diabetes, they also assess and treat cases of wound and leg ulcers.
Nurses administer vaccinations such as influenza, pneumococcal, shingles and child immunisations. We are also a Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre and the nurses can provide advice and immunisations for those travelling abroad.
The nurses also carry out procedures such as ear irrigation, swabs and other ongoing injections such as B12. Some nurses also see patients for coil removal, changes of ring pessaries and repeat contraception.
Regarding contraception and women's health concerns, please note in a new instance or if any problems, please see a GP - Dr Breese has an interest in Women's Health issues such as the menopause.
If you are unsure whether you need to see a nurse or a doctor please ask the receptionist who will advise you.
Our nurses are: