Who's who? A simple guide to who you should book your appointment with.

Doctors including GP registrars

Deal with: diagnosis of new problems, adjusting medications, referrals and complex cases.

Practice nurse

Deals with: smears, diabetic checks, asthma checks, HRT/pill checks, travel vaccination advice/injections, baby immunisations, warfarin clinic, adjusting medications for chronic diseases eg. diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma.

Healthcare assistants

Deal with: new patient checks, health checks, blood tests (including chronic disease monitoring bloods), blood pressure checks, flu and pneumonia vaccinations, B12 injections, warfarin clinics, diabetic foot checks, spirometry clinic.

Blood clinic

Deals with: blood tests only

If you have received a letter from the surgery requesting you book an appointment then please give the reference code printed on the letter to reception and they will be able to book your appointment with the relevant staff member.

Still unsure who to book with? Please contact reception who will be happy to help.

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