Our Nurse Practitioner, Sally Green is fully trained to diagnose and treat minor illnesses and ailments. She is able to issue prescriptions for these illnesses, if appropriate. We offer these appointments throughout the week and they can be booked in advance or on the day. Sally also does telephone triage calls with the doctor. She is experienced and will always consult a doctor if she is uncertain about anything relating to your healthcare.

Examples of the type and range of problems she can help with are given below, although this list is not exhaustive. If you are in doubt as to whether the Nurse Practitioner is the correct person to see please ask.

  • Coughs, colds, sore throats, tonsillitis
  • Chest infection
  • Emergency contraception
  • Women’s health: thrush, vaginal discharge/irritation
  • Eyes: infections, conjunctivitis, allergies
  • Ears: earache, infections, deafness, discharge
  • Sprains and muscular skeletal injuries
  • Urine infections, cystitis
  • Sexual Health
  • Nasal problems
  • Hay fever
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Animal and human bites
  • Fungal infections
  • Impetigo
  • Skin problems: acne, rashes, nappy rash
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Sore mouth
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Head lice
  • Chicken pox, shingles
  • Worms
  • Verruca
  • Abdominal pain
  • Respiratory exacerbation: asthma, COPD
  • Back ache (new episodes)
  • Head injury