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Broom Leys Surgery, Coalville, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE67 4DETel: 01530 832095
MBChB (Reg: Leicester 1997)
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP
NVQ3, DIPHE-Adult Nursing, DIPHE Pharmacology, BSc-Spec Nurse in Primary Care, BSc in Prescribing.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.
Jan has been working in Primary Care for 25 years. She has diplomas in Heart Disease , Diabetes, Sexual Health and Contraception, Travel and Children’s Immunisations. She is qualified in Minor Illness and Injury assessment.
She completed a BSc degree in Community health Nursing 12 years ago and is a Nurse Prescriber. She is very interested in Helping people with Lifestyle advice and trained as a Desmond Educator to help people with Type 2 Diabetes.
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.
Broom Leys Surgery is fortunate to be involved in Student Nurse Training. This is an exciting opportunity for them to learn about Practice Nursing, they are fully supported by Trained Practice Nurses during their placement.
If you do not wish the student nurse to remain present during your appointment, please do not worry to ask for a private consult with the Nurse.
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
The Practice Management Team are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The Practice Management Team support Dr Scrivens and the other medical professionals.
Patient Services Manager
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.