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Practice Nurses

  • Samaira
  • Janice
  • Sonya

The Practice Nurses at Hawkhill Medical Centre are registered nurses who have undergone training to work in Primary Care. 

Practice Nurses are fully trained in a wide range of skills including immunisations, health promotion, contraception and management of long-term conditions e.g. advise on diet and lifestyle choices, coronary heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity. Practice Nurses can extend their skills at Diploma Level and see many patients who previously would have seen the Doctor.

The Nursing Team run various Nurse-led clinics for diabetes, asthma, coronary heart disease and COPD as well as providing general nursing services, dressings, removal of sutures and blood tests. Each Practice Nurse has their own area of specialty.

Healthcare Assistants (including Phlebotomy)

Our Health Care Assistant is trained in many areas. Her main duties include taking bloods, monitoring blood pressures, performing ECGs and testing samples. The Health Care Assistant is also involved in carrying out general health checks for patients including those on high blood pressure medication.