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West Rainton Surgery, Woodland View, West Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, DH4 6RQTel: 0191 5843809
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Heart Disease/Diabetes Nurse
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.
The management team is 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 team supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Secretaries produce referral letters for the GPs, liaise with patients, hospitals and GPs regarding their hospital appointments and deal with all hospital enquiries.
INR Warfarin Nurse