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Cottage Lane Surgery47 Cottage LaneGamesley, GlossopDerbyshire, SK13 6EQTel: 01457 861343
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The Nurse Practitioner provides advanced aspects of patient care including diagnosis and treatment. The Nurse Practitioner run clinics for long-term health conditions such as Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Minor Ailment clinics, Family planning, smoking advice, immunisations, cervical smears etc.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, smoking advice and dressings and carry out cervical smears.
Focus Care Worker
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make the majority of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries.
The Secretaries/Administrative team ensure that referrals for further care are completed following your GP/Nursing appointments. They continually monitor services and liaise with the attached agencies/hospitals and extended services to ensure appropriate pathways for care. The roles also include scanning of hospital correspondence, coding of received data, dealing with reports, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.