Pemberton SurgerySherwood DrivePembertonWigan, Lancashire, WN5 9QXTel: 01942 367 199
LMSSA (London) MRCGP DRCOG
Male gained full GMC January 1991
MBBS 2001 India MRCGP DRCOG PGDPD(Cardiff)
Male gained full GMC 2007
Special interests: Diabetes, Dermatology, Minor surgery, Joint & Soft Tissue injections
Mb ChB (Manchester) MRCGP BSc (Hons) 2005 Manchester PGDPD (Cardiff)
Special Interests: Dermatology
MB ChB (Hons) 2006 Liverpool
Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP):
Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) is a nurse who has undertaken extra training in clinical assessment, including history-taking and physical examination, so they can safely manage patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions. They are qualified to investigate, diagnose and treat patients including prescribing medication and making referrals to secondary care. You can make an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor in the past. Please note that ANPs are not legally allowed to sign Fit Notes (previously called sick notes).
BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner Lancaster University
V300 Independent Nurse Prescriber
State Registered Nurse 1979
State Certified Midwife 1982
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.
DipHE adult nursing
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, new patient checks, anticoagulant clinics etc. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
NVQ level 3 Health & Social Care
The practice management team are 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 management team supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. 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.
Carer's lead and involved with Patient Participation Group administration.
Practice based pharmacists play a pivotal role in improving the quality of care and ensuring patient safety. Having clinical pharmacists in GP practice means that GP's can focus their skills where they are most needed, for example on diagnosing and treating patients with more complex conditions.
practice based clinical pharmacist
Tel: 01942 481967 Fax: 01942 481986
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.
Tel: 01942 481983
Community Link Worker
Ms Katie Bannister
Smoking Cessation support
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