Qualified nurses provide a whole range of nursing services. Nursing treatment is available to you by appointment for dressings, immunisation, ear syringing, routine cervical smears, blood pressure, diabetes and asthma clinics, and travel advice. Minor casualty services are provided during surgery hours.
Ms Louise Buchan (f) Head Nurse
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (blood tests), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Mrs Vikki Brown (f) Head HCA
Mr Jonathan Flint (m), Practice Manager, is responsible to the doctors for the smooth day-to-day running of all administrative and personnel aspects of the practice. Any complaints or constructive suggestions you have regarding the practice may be directed to the Practice Manager.
Our Receptionists are here to help you and have been trained to make enquiries so that they can help you in the most appropriate way. When telephoning for medical attention the receptionist may ask for a few details.
Mrs Heather Nunn (f) Reception Manager
Mrs Linda Stevens (f) Reception Manager
We employ secretarial staff to deal with the enormous amount of paperwork generated daily within the practice and provide essential liaison with hospitals regarding patient referrals or tests.
Mrs Anna Davis (f)
Mrs Karen Jackson (f)
Mrs Angela James (f)
Mrs Megan Whitehead (f)
Our dispensary is run by qualified and experienced dispensers who provide a dispensing service, within our dispensing area, to patients living in outlying villages without a pharmacy.
Mrs Sharon Abery (f) Dispensary Manager
The midwives provide two antenatal clinics per week (Monday and Friday) by appointment through the surgery. They are reachable at Grantham District Hospital: 01476 464334
The nurses provide home nursing and some treatment room nursing at the surgery. You can contact them at Riversdale Clinic or through the surgery.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
The team are available via Riversdale Clinic.