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Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Abbie Chant (f)

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Manager

RGN (Adult), BN Nursing (Hons)

  • Abbie joined the surgery in June 2013 as a Nurse Practitioner and has developed advanced skills allowing her to see patients with undiagnosed and undifferentiated conditions, perform examination, organise tests, referrals to other health care provides. 
  • She liaises closely with the doctors and Practice Nursing team, you may be given an appointment with Abbie instead of with the GP, dependant upon your needs. 
  • Her main background is in minor injuries/ailments, cardiac conditions, oncology and warfarin management. 
  • She runs a Warfarin clinic and is leading on our travel service. 
  • She is an independant Nurse Prescriber and is currently undertaking MSc (masters) in Advanced Nurse Practitioning and anticipates completion in 2017. 
  • She has the Nurse Manager role at the Practice leading the nursing team
Mrs Joy Carling (f)

Joy Carling

RGN, Prescribing Nurse Practitioner

  • Our Nurse Practitioner Joy, worked in a busy West Midlands A&E department for 25 years. 
  • She moved into General Practice in 1997 as a Nurse Practitioner and has developed advanced skills allowing her to see patients with undiagnosed and undifferentiated conditions, perform examination, organise tests, prescribe any required medication and make referrals to other health care providers. 
  • She liaises closely with the doctors and Practice  Nursing team.
  • You may be given an appointment with Joy instead of with the GP, dependant upon your medical needs.
  • She is the Nurse Clinical Lead for the practice

Nurses

The Role of our Practice Nurses

  • Our highly trained team of  Practice Nurses have considerable experience and special skills.
  • They offer a wide range of nursing services and can give help and advice on many aspects of your health.
  • A chat with one of our nurses may be all that you need, but they will always discuss your case with the doctor if they feel your problem requires it

Nursing Services

  • New patient checks - you should book in for a check as soon as you register with us
  • Health promotion
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Cervical smears
  • Family planning advice
  • Menopause counselling
  • Travel advice and vaccinations - We offer a full travel service.  Please download and complete Travel Form A and hand it into reception and the nurse will call you to book an appointment.  Travel Form A
  • Diabetes care
  • Asthma checks
  • Cardiac Care
  • Hypertension Advice
  • ECG's
  • Venesection - blood taking service
  • Treatment room: wound care, blood pressure checks, treatment of minor injuries, removal of stitches, ear syringing and much more.

Mrs Zoe Dixon (f)

DIP IN ADULT NURSING

Ms Annette Cousins (f)
Mrs Vicki Orman (f)
Mrs Karen Collinson (f)

Healthcare Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants are very experienced in venepuncture, dressings, taking blood pressure readings and ECG's.

They also offer a smoking cessation service.

Mrs Debbie Humphrey (f)

NVQ3 Diploma Clinical Health Care Support

Mrs Sheila Rose (f)
Mrs Deborah Worley (f)

Phlebotomists

Jane Barker (f)
 
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