Often confused with a Practice Nurse, the Nurse Practitioner can see patients for many minor illnesses and injuries. Our Nurse Practitioner may also prescribe in these areas when necessary.
Examples of problems with which the Nurse Practitioner can help: coughs colds and chest infections; skin and wound infections; stomach pain; some female problems (it is recommended that you speak with the Nurse Practitioner beforehand for assessment).
She may also be able to give advice in certain circumstances over the telephone for:
If the presenting condition is something she is unable to attend to the Nurse Practitioner will refer the patient back to their usual GP or Duty Doctor, depending on the severity.