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Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Carole Dillon (f)

Carole works closely with our GP team seeing and treating patients in a very similar way to a GP: she can examine you and prescribe medication.

Carole also provides community house calls and works closely with our patients and carers in the Nursing and Care homes.

Carole has a wealth of experience in the local health community and qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1984.  Since then she has gained a BSc with Honours in Nurse Practitioner in 2014 at UCLAN and is an Independent Nurse Prescriber.  Carole has also completed an Advanced Certificate in Respiratory Care and Management in 2010.

Nurse Mary Tomlinson (f)

Mary works closely with our GP team seeing and treating patients in a very similar way to a GP: she can examine you and prescribe medication.

Mary also provides community house calls and works closely with our patients and carers in the Nursing and Care homes.

Mary has a breadth of experience working in the NHS since qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 1996 and has worked in the community setting for the last twelve years. 

After completing her BSc with Honours - Nursing Studies at UCLAN in 2000 she went on to study a Post Graduate Diploma, Community Specialist Practitioner 2006 and is an independent Nurse Prescriber.

Nurses

Sister Diane Staines (f)

Nursing Team Manager

Diane helps run and organise the Nursing Team with the GP Partners and Practice Manager / Business Partner

The practice nurses work in close liaison with the doctors. They conduct their own surgeries and carry out routine blood tests, holiday vaccinations and other immunisations, ECGs, blood pressure checks, cervical smear tests, chronic disease clinics and Healthy Heart Checks, dressings and removal of stitches. They will also offer help and advice on diet, exercise, healthy living, family planning etc. Appointments with the nurses are made via reception by telephoning 01772 214500 or calling in at the surgery.

Emma MacKinnon (f)

Practice Nurse

Emma is part of the practice nursing team running different clinics for our patients

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Lorraine Jones (f)

GP Assistants - Assisting the clinical team and running health promotion / INR / ECG and various other clinics

Mrs Wendy Wright (f)

GP Assistants - Assisting the clinical team and running various health promotion /INR and ECG Clinics

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