The Eston SurgeryLow Grange Health VillageNormanby RoadMiddlesbrough, TS6 6TDTel: 01642 511567
A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse who has also completed specific advanced nursing education and training in the diagnosis and management of common and some complex medical conditions. Nurse Practitioners provide a broad range of health care services.
Nurse Practitioners treat both physical and mental conditions through comprehensive history taking, physical exams, physical therapy, ordering tests and therapies for patients, within scope of practice.
The Nurse Practitioner’s role includes the following:
You can book an appointment via the internet with the Nurse Practitioner by registering for our on-line services, please ask at reception.
Please bear in mind when using the on-line service for booking that the Nurse Practitioner does not conduct “nursing” services i.e. wound dressings, blood tests, injections.
Providing care that focuses on the individual as well as the family with emphasis on good health.
Supporting people in making healthy lifestyle choices and decisions about their health care and refer to and support other Health Care Professionals, our practice nurse conducts:
* Treatment room services (wound care, suture removal and dressings)
* Chronic Disease Monitoring Clinics such as Diabetes, Stroke, COPD, Asthma or Coronary Heart Disease reviews
* Cervical Screening
* Childhood immunisations
* vaccinations such as flu, pneumonia or shingles
* injections such as contraceptive injections or B12
* travel vaccines and advice for foreign travel
The Healthcare Assistant assists the practice clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care requested by a health care professional.
If requested by the GP/NP /PN the HCA can provide:
Health surveillance / screening
Ashleigh Freer (Apprentice)
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