Nursing Services


Our nurses provide holistic nursing care to the entire population of the general practice, i.e. from newborns to the elderly; both GMS and private patients.

Duties include:

  • Immunisations
  • Infant vaccinations, (DPT, HIB, Polio, Meningitis C, MMR).
  • Childhood vaccinations, (MMR, Meningitis C, pre-school booster vaccines for children attending private schools).
  • Travel vaccinations, (Tetanus, Polio, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Yellow Fever).
  • Hepatitis B, Tetanus boosters.
  • Flu and Pneumococcal vaccines.
  • Women’s health / Antenatal care.
  • Cervical screening.
  • Advice on various methods of contraception and H.R.T.
  • Pregnancy testing, antenatal care, postnatal care, breastfeeding advice.
  • Men’s Health 
  • Cholesterol testing & dietary advice
  • ECGs.
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitoring.
  • Monitoring patients on anti-coagulant therapy.
  • Smoking cessation.
  • Stress management.
  • Heartwatch Programme
  • Skin/wound care / Minor surgery.
  • Treatment of venous leg ulcers and other skin injuries.
  • Post-operative suture removal.
  • Nursing management of skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis).
  • Diabetes care - Nursing management of Diabetes.
  • Respiratory care.
    • Nursing management of Asthma and COPD.
    • Smoking cessation, lung function testing.
  • General nursing
    • Health Promotion and Education.
    • Telephone triage and advice.
    • General phlebotomy.
    • Ear Care.
    • Administering long-term medications/injections, (e.g. Cytamen, Depoprovera, Depixol, Myocrisin).
  • Indirect nursing
  • Liaising with other health professionals in the community/hospital.
  • Auditing patient care and practice services.