Nursing Staff

Practice Nurses

Margaret Coleman

Margaret Coleman RGN

Gail Harvey

Gail Harvey RGN BSc

Georgina Matthews

Georgina MatthewsRGN

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. You can make an appointment with either of our practice nurses who are qualified to diagnose and treat conditions including:

  • Acne
  • Asthma
  • Bites & stings
  • Boils
  • Colds & influenza
  • Colds sores
  • Constipation
  • Contraception counselling
  • Coughs & sore throats
  • Cystitis / urine infection
  • Ear infection & ear syringing
  • Eczema
  • Emergency contraception
  • Eye infections
  • Fever
  • Hay fever
  • Infected wounds
  • Ingrown toe nail
  • Nappy rash
  • Postpone menstruation
  • Rashes
  • Sinusitis
  • Sun burn
  • Surgical follows / stiches
  • Styes
  • Tonsillitis
  • Warts & verrucae
  • Vaginal discharge

Practice nurses can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and they also do cervical smears.

The nurse is unable to deal with any of the following so please book in to see one of our doctors:

  • Back pain
  • Chest pain
  • Psychiatric illness
  • Suspected stroke
  • Unwell children under one years old
  • Visual problems

Health Care Assistant

Debbie Turner

Debbie Turner

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) support clinicians with their daily work and carry out the following tasks:

  • Assisting the GP with implant and coil fittings or removals
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs)
  • Health checks
  • Height and weight measurements
  • Influenza vaccinations
  • New patient checks
  • Pneumococcal vaccinations
  • Smoking cessation advice
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis (for urine infections or cystitis)

HCAs may also act as a chaperone when a patient or clinician requests one.