We are very fortunate to have a highly skilled and experienced nursing team headed up by Sister Catherine Campbell, our Nurse Manager.
The nurses are trained to see patients with a wide range of acute and chronic problems offering advice and treatment where appropriate. Our practice nurses have expertise in managing chronic diseases, such as heart disease, asthma, diabetes and COPD.
The team also offer contraceptive advice, travel advice and vaccinations, as well as childhood immunisations for the under 5’s.
|Sister Catherine Campbell|
Catherine heads up the nursing team as Nurse Manager. Catherine has a huge wealth of experience in both minor illness and Chronic Disease management; she is the lead nurse for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease within the practice. Her experience means you may see her when she acts as Duty Nurse, providing acute medical care but also if you are being treated for a chronic disease.
Catherine is a nurse Prescriber.
|Sister Caroline Gumbley|
Caroline is a very experienced practice nurse and is the lead nurse for Chronic Disease management, especially Diabetes and Chronic Heart Disease. Caroline is also experienced in all areas of treatment room work, with a special interest in Family Planning and Sexual Health.
Caroline is a nurse Prescriber.
|Sister Patricia Carpenter|
Trisha is an experienced practice nurse who deals with all elements of treatment room work and helps manage patients with Diabetes. Trisha runs our weekly childhood immunisation clinic, as well as our travel vaccination service.
Laura is an experienced practice nurse who assists with a wide variety of treatment room work.
|Sister Ruth Fivash|
Ruth is our senior Duty nurse, trained in minor illness, injuries and medical emergencies. She has a wealth of experience, enabling her to see patients who present with urgent problems and works alongside the Duty doctor. She also is theatre trained and regularly assists the GP surgeons.
|Sister Teresa Hardman|
Teresa is also trained in minor illness, injuries and medical emergencies and with a background in emergency care, she has a wealth of experience to bring to the team.
|Sister Debbie Todd|
Debbie has a specialist qualification as a Surgical nurse, performing minor operations and also leading the nursing team within theatre. Her other role is as one of the Duty nurses, supporting the clinical team with same day appointments for patients presenting with urgent problems.
Julie is our most recent recruit to the Duty Team. Julie is a paramedic, so very used to dealing with acute healthcare problems. She also acts as Clinical Care Co-ordinator for the Practice, helping patients to access services from health care, social care and voluntary providers, with the aim of making them more comfortable at home and reducing the risk of them being admitted to hospital.