Clinics and Services
The specialist nurse has minor illness appointments to deal with:
Upper Respiratory Tract
Sore throats, Earache / infections, Cough, Flu, Hayfever, Laryngitis
Indigestion, Diarrhoea and vomiting, Cystitis, Worms
Head, Neck and Back
Headaches, Backache - acute, Stiff neck
Thrush / discharges, Missed pills, Mastitis, Emergency Contraception
Eyes and Skin
Conjunctivitis, Chicken pox, Scabies, Impetigo, Eczema, Nappy rash, Boils, Verrucae, Infected wounds, Ingrowing toenails, Head lice, Mouth infections
The practice nurses see patients daily by appointment (pre-bookable). They offer general health checks including asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease and pill checks.
They treat minor injuries, change dressings, remove stitches, take cervical smears, and give adult/baby immunisations.