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Nurse Practitioner

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Our Nurse Practitioner has undertaken specialist training to be able to asses and diagnose acute new presenting problems.

The list below are examples of what our Nurse Practitioner deals with on a day to day basis, if you are suffering from any of the following symptoms then you will be directed to the Nurse Practitioner.

- Minor Illness / Minor Injury

- Sore Throat

- Possible Chest Infection

- Abdominal Pain

- Diarrhea and Vomiting

- Urine Disorders / Infections

- Ear Ache

- Eye Infections

- Skin Problems

- Acute Allergies

- Limb Pain - New

- Cuts and Burns

- Sinusitis / Headache

- Emergency Contraception

Our Nurse Practitioners are also Independent Prescribers and they can prescribe medication for acute problems, however she is not able to print and issue prescriptions for repeat or long term medications.

The Nurse Practitioner also undertakes investigations as required for that consultation including blood test, urine, swabs and X- Rays, and can refer on to other care professionals including the GP on request.



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