Introduction As Senior Practice Nurse I’m responsible for carrying out reviews with patients who have long term conditions and changes to their medication. Out team also work on child vaccinations and wound care (promoting healing and preventing infection). Cervical cytology – what used to be known as smear tests – and contraception reviews are a … Continued
Introduction As a Practice Nurse, my role covers the many and varied aspects of nursing in primary care, alongside supporting patients living with long term conditions as part of the Multi-disciplinary team. I originally trained as an enrolled nurse in 1982, and undertook RGN conversion in 1993, I worked on the renal unit for most … Continued
Nurse associate is a new role in general practice – it’s a stepping stone to becoming a registered nurse. I work with the nursing team and other health care support workers to deliver care for patients.
Introduction My role is to take blood samples from patients, which are then examined in a laboratory, and the results can be used to diagnose diseases and conditions quickly. Sometimes people are nervous about having blood taken, so I reassure them and help put people at ease.
Introduction I work with the Nursing team to provide wound care to patients.