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Sharing information in the NHS helps ensure that the quality and safety of services is consistent across the country. It can also highlight different diseases and conditions that may require more NHS investment. This is an opportunity for each of us to help the NHS provide high quality care for all.

You can find out more about how information is used for purposes beyond your direct care, the benefits this bring and the choices you have available to you by watching our short video. (click on the link above) This video is hosted on NHS England’s YouTube channel. If you have difficulty viewing it, you can also see it on NHS Choices.

Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Linda Haste (f)

Linda is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who has joined the practice from Axminster where she worked with patients who had minor illness & injuries.

Linda can prescribe and will be available for patients to book appointments for:  Minor illness - UTI, Thrush, coughs & colds, sore throat, D & V etc., BP review, Acute Exacerbation of COPD & respiratory conditions.  Medication reviews.  The receptionist will offer appointments with Linda where possible for the above conditions.

Linda is also a specialist respiratory nurse who will see all patients with chronic asthma and COPD.

Nurses

For details of the services offered by our practice nurses and healthcare assistants please look at the Clinics and Services page.
Mrs Donna Gannicott (f)

Donna joins the practice in June 2018, she will work as our main respiratory nurse seeing patients with COPD & Asthma.

Donna will be available for

B12 injections

Dressings

After she has completed updates she will be available for:

Smears

Contraception

Travel Advise

Childhood Imms

Nurse Janet Herbert (f)

Janet is our specialist diabetic nurse.

She also offers a full range of nurse appointments including:

Contraception advice

Travel health advice and vaccinations

Childhood imms clinics.

Smears

Health Practitioners

Mrs Becky Guppy- Evans (f)

Becky Guppy-Evans is an Urgent Care Practitioner (Paramedic) who offers acute minor illness appointments on Wednesday morning between 09:00 - 12:00.

She also works with the Federation to offer a home visit service for the GPs in the Chard & Crewkerne areas.

Mr Pat Riley (m)

Mr Pat Riley works as an Urgent Care Practitioner (Paramedic) and offers appointments at the surgery on Thursday afternoons between 16:00 & 18:00 to see patients with acute conditions and minor illness.

Pat also works within the federation operating the home visit service for the GPs in the Ilminster & Langport areas.

Healthcare Assistants

Miss Lydia Bird (f)

Lydia is available for all bloods

12 Lead ECGs

24 hr ECGs

B12 Injections

Flu vacs

Simple Dressings

New Patient Medicals

Pre- Diabetic reviews

Blood Pressure Monitoring

INR

Miss Georgia Mullis (f)

Georgia is available for all bloods

New Patient Medicals

12 Lead ECGs

24hr ECGs

Simple Dressings

INR

 
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