Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Claire Thorley (f)

Claire is an experienced advanced nurse practitioner who mainly sees patients with minor illness and is specialised in urgent care, she is also an independent prescriber.

Nurses

Ms Melanie Madden (f)
Miss Louise Williams (f)

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.

They also offer comprehensive travel advice in our private travel clinics, as well as NHS childhood immunisation clinics.

Health Practitioners

Amanda Mace Tomlinson (f)

Mandi has joined our team as a Social Prescribing Link Worker.

What is Social Prescribing?

Social Prescribing is a means of GP's and other Healthcare Professionals to refer people into local, non-clinical services via a Social Prescriber.

A Social Prescribing Link Worker is available to work with anyone over the age of 18 within the local community through your PCN.

Your Social Prescribing Link Worker

Is someone who will listen, support, and explore 'what matters to you' and work with you to create a personal plan highlighting your needs based on aspects impacting on your health and wellbeing such as debt, poor housing, physical inactivity, or other lifestyle issues.

Your Social Prescribing Link Worker can provide support, information, and signposting within the local community by linking in with voluntary, community sector organisations and other agencies.

They will help you to find support that works for you.

 

Social Prescribing helps people.

  • To Adjust your lifestyle. i.e., Weight loss/stop smoking/more exercise. 
  • Manage your symptoms, i.e., finding support groups. 
  • Find work/volunteering.
  • Support with debt/finances.
  • Issues with accommodation due to changing needs. 
  • Gain new networks and friends, befriending, leisure activities and groups.
  • Feel positive about your life. 

It can help you improve your overall wellbeing.

To access social prescribing

For further information, speak to your GP or other Healthcare Professional, who can complete a referral to the Social Prescribing Link Worker.

 

You will be contacted to arrange a convenient time to discuss this further.

 

Your Link Worker, Mandi works alongside GP's and other staff in your Doctors Surgery.

 

Healthcare Assistants

Miss Joanne Shelley (f)

Our healthcare assistants assist our clinical team taking tests and observations as well as seeing patients for health checks and clinical reviews.

 
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