New Long Term condition review process

The practice is changing how it reviews patients with long term conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or asthma. We are going to streamline the process which will result in patients being asked to attend a fewer number of appointments. From April onwards we are now going to review patients according to their month of

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Nurses

Nurse Manager

SR Sarah Corcoran

Sr Sarah Corcoran

COPD +ASTHMA management DIABETES management
Diagnostic Spirometry including interpretation ARTP registered
Complex wound care and leg ulcer management
Nurse Mentor
All aspects of Practice Nursing skills undertaken

Practice Nurses

To enable you to choose the most appropriate member of the nurse team please see our Nurse profiles below.

All Nurses are Certificated to undertake Cervical Screening, Ear irrigation, Adult and Childhood immunisations, Spirometry (without clinical interpretation) and Wound Care. The following indicate additional training, certification and specialisms.

 SR Kate Benito

SR Kate Benito

RGN

Diploma in Diabetes Management
Certificate in Minor injuries
Certificate in Leg Ulcer Management and Doppler Studies in Primary Care

 SR Jackie Drewett

SR Jackie Drewett 

RGN Certificate in Diabetes Management

Specialist areas: General wound care and non-complex leg ulcer management
Working towards: Certificate in Leg Ulcer Management and Doppler studies in Primary Care

SR Juliet Martin

SR Juliet Martin

RGN

Specialist Areas: Leg Ulcer Management/Complex Wound care.
Working towards: Certification in Management of Respiratory Disease

SR Steph Thompson

SR Steph Thompson

RGN

Working towards: Asthma qualification, smear taker qualification, leg ulcer and doppler assessment.

Health Care Assistants

Laura Thwaite

Laura Thwaite

With a Diploma in Primary health Care, Laura does Phlebotomy, Basic wound care, ECG’s, Home visits,
Sexual health,  Dietary advice, Health checks,  Alcohol & Drug intervention and Influenza, b12 & pneumococcal vaccinations.

Sarah Howell

Sarah Howell

Sarah has additional skills to complement and support the Practice Nurse Team such as advanced wound care​, compression bandaging and she is working towards Ear irrigation. 

Svetla Ivanova

Phlebotomist Svetla Ivanova

Svetla runs the walk – in blood clinic each morning at Kings Road Surgery Areas