Nursing Team

Advanced Practitioner

Mr Matthew Johnson – Male

Nursing and midwifery, council PIN number: 00D0877E

RNA DPSN,HND,MSc

Matt is a qualified advanced nurse practitioner in general practice who has been awarded the degree of master of science in clinical nursing and is therefore able to assess patients who present with undiagnosed problems and common ailments as well as simple and complex health problems. Matt is also an appropriately qualified independent and supplementary prescriber.

Nurses

Sister Debbie Davies – Female

Nursing and midwifery, council PIN number: 87C1163E

RGN (1990). ENB 998, dip asthma, COPD, heart disease prevention,

V300 NMP

Debbie is a member of our team of practice nurses and has lead nurse responsibility at the practice for chronic disease management including chronic heart disease, stroke, asthma and COPD. Debbie is also an appropriately qualified independent and supplementary prescriber.

Sister Jeannette Turner – Female

Nursing and midwifery, council PIN number: 79I0698E

RGN. dip asthma 1998

Jeannette is a member of our team of practice nurses and has lead nurse responsibility at the practice for baby and child immunisations and vaccinations. Jeannette also runs our well baby clinic as well as travel clinics for patients registered at the practice. As such, Jeannette is able to advise on travel vaccination needs and those vaccinations which are available on the NHS and those that are only available on a private (i.e. non-NHS) basis, for which a charge will be made.

All of our practice nurses are highly skilled and important members of the practice’s health care team who see patients with long-term problems such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure.

Additionally, they also perform cervical smear tests, ECG as well as other heart and lung tests, health checks and administer vaccinations. Consultation with them is by appointment. They provide a wide range of nursing and medical services to our patients, for a full list of our clinics and services, please visit our Clinics and Services page.

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Yvonne Gallagher – Female

Yvonne has completed a NVQ Level 3 in health and social care and supports the work of the doctors and nurses. Yvonne is responsible for carrying out new patient health checks, blood pressure checks etc and taking blood samples. Yvonne is trained to undertake ECGs and is able to administer influenza, pneumococcal and Vitamin B12 vaccinations under patient specific directions approved by a doctor. Yvonne is also able to assist and support patients who wish to stop smoking.