Dr Haren Patel
MBBS, LRCP, MRCP
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as - Phlebotomy services, Immunisation, Family planning/ Contraceptive advice, Sexual health screening, Women's health screening (smear tests),,Lifestyle advice (smoking cessation/alcohol/mental health support), Blood pressure checks, Wound care, INR warfarin monitoring.
The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as Asthma, Diabetes, COPD, minor ailment clinics.
RN (Child); PgDip (Primary Care)
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, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. The health visitor is available every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Pharmacist, Psychologist, Turkish Advocate, Turkish Mental Health Advocate, District Nurses Team, Welfare Benefits Advisor.