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Nurses

Practice Nurses

Sister Jayne Flynn (f)
Sr Flynn is the Senior Practice Nurse and provides nursing care for all chronic health conditions, family planning advice, cervical cytology, travel advice and baby immunisations.

Sister Nicky Pilkington ( f)
Sr Pilkington is a Practice Nurse who provides nursing care for most chronic health conditions, family planning advice, cervical cytology and baby immunisations.

Practice Nurses are fully trained in a wide range of skills including immunisations, health promotion, contraception and management of long-term conditions e.g. advise on diet and lifestyle choices, coronary heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity. Practice Nurses can extend their skills at Diploma Level and see many patients who previously would have seen the Doctor.

The Nursing Team run various Nurse-led clinics for diabetes, asthma, coronary heart disease and COPD as well as providing general nursing services and blood tests.