Practice Nursing Services

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

An Advanced Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse who has received additional university education to increase their ability to treat, diagnose, counsel and educate patients. The Advanced Nurse Practitioner can also provide the information you may need to better manage your health or condition.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners are trained to see patients of any age with new onset health problems. You will need to see a Doctor if you have complex health problems. The receptionist will be able to advise on suitability. The ANP is able to issue a prescription if necessary.

You can see an Advanced Nurse Practitioner for

Abdominal pain




Back Pain (Acute)


Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COPD)


Contraception queries and prescriptions

Coughs, Colds and Chest Infections

Diarrhoea / Vomiting

Ear Infections


Emergency Contraception

Eye problems


Hay Fever


Head Injuries

Head Lice

Hemorrhoids (Piles)


“Morning After Pill”

Minor Injuries


Skin Infections – Impetigo

Skin Rashes

Sore Throats



Urinary Tract Infections



You will need to see a GP for:

Coughing / vomiting blood

Having Convulsions

Bleeding profusely from any orifice


Sick note

Severe Chest Pains or difficulty breathing

Sudden loss of sight

Additional Information

The above lists are guides only please ask the receptionist if you are unsure who you need to see.

Local pharmacies also provide a minor illness service offering advice for minor ailments.

Practice Nurses and Health Care Support Workers

Our Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants hold surgeries by appointment only. Between them they perform a wide range of services including:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Stitch removal
  • Ear syringing
  • Immunisations
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Cervical smears
  • Exercise on prescription referrals
  • ECGs
  • Dressings
  • Urine Tests
  • Contraception
  • Flu Vaccination (usually during September and October)
  • Weight advice
  • Health checks
  • Spirometry
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Management Longterm Conditions including: Diabetes, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Elderly assessment for patients with multiple conditions