Minor Illnesses - Practice Nurses
Our Nurse Practitioner, Anne Reed is a highly trained specialist nurse. She has undertaken additional medical education in order to provide advanced nursing care and to prescribe medication.
Nurse practitioners can provide advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Their main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions.
Anne can triage you request, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals and can consult the GP's about your care when necessary.
Please consider the following list of symptoms and conditions and consider a telephone consultation with an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
Conditions that the Prescribing Nurse can treat:
Bites And Stings
Conjunctivitis / Red Eye
Contraceptive Pill Checks
Earache / Ear related Problems
Head Lice/ Scabies
Oral Contraception/ Delaying Periods
Rashes / Skin Complaints
Soft Tissue Injury/ Sprains
Thrush-Oral/ Vaginal/Nappy Rash/
Uncomplicated Urine Infections – Female