Broom Leys SurgeryCoalvilleLeicesterLeicestershire, LE67 4DETel: 01530 832095
MBChB (Reg: Leicester 1997)
MBBS, MRCHP NTR 2002
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
NVQ3, DIPHE-Adult Nursing, DIPHE Pharmacology, BSc-Spec Nurse in Primary Care, BSc in Prescribing , MSc in clinical sciences.Karen is a specialist Nurse Practitioner who works alongside the G.P's running the Minor Illness Clinic. This is where her skills and priorities lie. Karen also works closely with the management team and co-ordinating care home visits and requirements. Karen also works to support the rest of the admin/reception team where necessary.
As well as dealing with minor illness, dressings and minor wounds, the nurses run most of the preventative care programmes. This includes asthma clinics, blood pressure checks, cervical smears, blood tests, diabetic and heart disease checks and vaccinations. The nursing team also give advice concerning diet, travel and general health matters.
Karen joined the team before Christmas. She see's patients with long term conditions and is in the process of studying to become an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
Healthcare assistants carry out Phlebotomy duties each day as well as taking blood pressure, ear syringing, ECG's , INR's, Diabetic Foot Checks, NHS Health Checks and simple dressings.
Paediatric Blood Tests, Diabetic Foot Checks
Patient Services Manager
Website and Communication Lead & Patients Services Advisor
Patient Services Advisors provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query.
Patient Services make most 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, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Antenatal clinics are held on Thursday afternoons by a member of the midwifery team. They can be contacted by telephone on 0116 258 4834. As well as antenatal clinics they undertake regular visits to expectant mothers, new mothers and their babies. Initial ‘New Booking’ appointments are held on Wednesday afternoons. Please make an initial appointment between the 8th and 10th week of pregnancy.
The District Nurses provide nursing care to the terminally ill, housebound, elderly and disable individuals and their families.
The District Nurses can be contacted on: 0300 300 7777
Health Visitors are trained nurses with further qualifications in Midwifery and health visiting. The Health Visitors provide a full range of children’s services including child health surveillance and well baby clinics. The Health Visitors are based at Whitwick Road Surgery and can be contacted on 01530 468602.
Please leave a message on their answer machine if they are not available.
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