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Nurse Practitioners

Sister Jos Farrell

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Usual Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

Telephone consultations available: Monday & Thursday 12.30 - 12.45pm.

Special interests include:

Respiratory Problems (Asthma & COPD), Diabetes & Minor Illness.

Jos covers all aspects of Nursing Care and is also a Nurse Prescriber
- you can see her for any minor illnesses / injuries (Urine Infection, Ear Infection, Wound Care, etc.) and receive treatment without having to see a GP.


Nurses

Sister Sue Sheridan

Sister Andrea Rodgers

Practice Nurse

Usual days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday

Telephone Consultations available: Tuesday & Thursday 12.30 - 12.45pm

Special interests include:

Mental Health, Sexual Health & Health Promotion.

Currently gaining experience in her most recent qualification - Asthma Diploma 2018.

Andrea covers all aspects of nursing care - injections, chronic disease reviews, wound management, vaccinations, etc.

Andrea

Our practice nurses offer the below services at the surgery:-

Chronic Disease Management

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Anticoagulant monitoring

Screening Advice

  • Cervical Screening
  • HRT/Menopause
  • Stop smoking
  • Dietary advice
  • Sexual health

Vaccinations

  • Travel vaccinations and advice
  • Childhood vaccinations
  • Annual flu injections for over 65’s and those with a chronic disease
  • Pneumococcal Vaccination - for over 65's and those eligible
  • Shingles Vaccination - for those who are eligible age


The practice nurses are available for telephone enquiries after their clinic and take calls:-

  • Monday/Tuesday/Thursday - 12.30-12.45pm
  • Friday - 2-3pm Sister Sheridan only

Healthcare Assistants

Mandy McGuinness

Health Care Assistant

Usual Days: Monday - Friday

Joined the practice in 2004, been in nursing profession since 1991.

Special Interests:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Health MOT's
  • Blood Pressure
  • Spirometry
  • Chronic Disease
  • Drug Monitoring
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring


Claire Ward

Health Care Assistant

Usual Days: Thursday & Friday

Joined the practice in November 2018.

Qualified as HCA in 2004 and has a Degree in Children's and Young People Services.

Special Interests:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Injections
  • Blood Pressure
  • Chronic Disease


Our healthcare assistant offers the following services:-

  • Blood tests
  • Blood pressures
  • Lung function tests
  • NHS health checks for patients who are eligible for this service

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