Nurse Practitioners

Leona (f)

RGN, Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber with speciality n Long Term conditions, Nurse and GP Trainer

Leona trained as an ICU Nurse at Oldchurch Hospital in 1987 and joined Forest Practice in 1994. Leona is responsible for running the majority of Chronic Disease Clinics including Diabetes and Multi-condition reviews.


Gail (f)

RGN, Nurse Prescriber

Nicci (f)

RGN, Nurse Prescriber

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They 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 carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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