Elgar House Church RoadRedditch, B97 4ABTel: 01527 69261
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Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
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Receptionists 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. Receptionists 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.
Adal is a clinical practitioner based within the surgery itself working as part of the clinical team alongside the GPs and nurses. The main purpose of his role is to help the team deliver high-quality care to patients by making full use of his clinical skills. He is also also a qualified Independent Prescriber runs routine clinics for minor ailments and the monitoring of long-term chronic conditions, allowing more time for the GPs to see patients who may have more complex issues. If you feel that he can help you in anyway then please feel free to call reception and ask to speak to him.
Saiqa is a pharmacist based within the surgery itself working as part of the clinical team alongside the GPs and nurses. The main purpose of her role is to help the team deliver high-quality care to patients by making full use of her clinical skills. This will be achieved by dealing with any medication or prescription queries, liasing with community pharmacies, undertaking medication reviews and ensuring that repeat prescriptions are updated after patients have been discharged from hospital. She is also also a qualified Independent Prescriber.
The district nurse team provide nursing care to patients who are confined to their own homes. You can phone them direct on 01527 488350.
Health Visitors are Registered Nurses with a further qualification which equips them with knowledge and skills to deal with children aged 0–5 years, support women antenatally, new parents, families, people experiencing bereavement, provide counselling and health promotion. The Health Visitor role includes caring, advising, supporting and educating individuals, families, groups and the community on health related issues.
You can contact your health visitor on 01527 488771.
Our current Health Visitor lead is Debbie Steadman.
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