Health Care Assistants take blood for testing, check urine samples, monitor blood pressures, ECGs, perform lifestyle checks including height and weight and assist doctors with minor operations and procedures. They work closely with the nursing team and doctors, sometimes carrying out the first part of the diabetic or heart disease reviews. . They also visit…
Lesley carries out health checks, dressings, Learning Disability Assessments and immunisations and vaccinations.
He is our Specialist Nurse for the over 75s. He carries out reviews of patients and identifies any areas that they may find difficult. This may relate to any medical condition, problems with medication, side effects, concerns with mobility, washing, eating or preparing food, worries about not sleeping, recent falls or trips, feeling lonely worried or depressed.
Ailsa is responsible for the management of chronic diseases, Asthma and COPD. Appointments for Asthma and COPD are mainly held on a Wednesday.
She see patients for minor ailments, carries out health checks, doppler assessments, smears, dressings, ear assessments, diabetes, Spirometry, COPD health checks, asthma health checks. She is also responsible for immunisations (including baby immunisations).