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In-House Team: The Practice Nurses

Yvonne Sturdy. Nurse Practitioner RGN BA (Hons)

 

Yvonne's role is to complement that of the GPs and, for many conditions, she will be able to diagnose illness, decide on treatment or give advice that day instead of having to wait to see a GP.

Yvonne specialises in triage, minor/acute illnesses and can issue prescriptions. She is also able to refer you for any further tests or investigations that may be necessary. She also manages patients with long term illnesses such as asthma and COPD.

She works Monday to Thursday and runs a Childhood Immunisation drop-in clinic every Wednesday morning.

Yvonne's appointments can be booked in advance through reception and they include:-

  • Coughs and colds

  • Flu like illnesses

  • Sore throats

  • Ear problems

  • Abdominal pain

  • Chest pain

  • Rashes

  • Fungal infections (toes, nails, skin, etc,)

  • Breast lumps

  • Minor injuries

  • All acute minor ailments

  • Chronic disease management

  • Immunisations

  • Cervical smears

  • Travel vaccinations and advice

  • Minor surgery