16 WestgateFriockheimArbroathAngus, DD11 4TXTel: 01241 828444
M.B., Ch.B. (1987 Dundee) D.R.C.O.G. (1992)
M.B., Ch.B., (1984 Auckland NZ) Dip O and G (1988 Auckland NZ) M.R.C.G.P. (2004 Dundee)
Lead Practice Nurse
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists are your first point of contact in the practice and are there to ensure you are seeing the most appropriate clinician and may therefore ask what you to provide information about what your health issue or query is.
They can provide basic information on services and results. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our Practice Pharmacist supports the practice and patients by reviewing medications.
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.
We also have a number of healthcare workers who work in the practice on a regular basis including a Podiatrist, Dietician, Counsellor, Clinical Psychologist and Speech and Language Therapist.
They work with, but not for the practice and are all employees of NHS Tayside.
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