THE PRACTICE TEAM
Ms Gillian Furness
|Sr Christina Pearson||RN, RM, BSc Hons Nursing
Independent / Supplementary Prescriber
Has extended training and qualifications to enable her to diagnose and treat
a wider range of conditions including smears, HRT checks, minor illness, infections,
skin problems and rashers, allergic conditions, conjunctivitis and sticky eyes,
diarrhoea and vomiting, ear infections, vaginal and urinary infections, asthma,
COPD and bronchitis.
|Sr Joanne Day||Treatment Room Nurse: RGN|
|Sr Jackie Robson||RGN Independent Supplementary Prescriber|
Hold clinics for adult health checks, cervical smears, travel vaccines, asthma,
hypertension, CHD, baby and diabetic clinics. They can perform practical procedures
such as ear syringing and wound care and injections and can also give advice
on health and dietary problems.
Takes routine blood samples, blood
pressure checks and ECGs. Also overseas weight management. Advises on weight management.
Ensures the smooth running of the reception area.
Ensure all secretarial duties are carried out efficiently.
Work on the input of important computer data and arrange clinics.
Are the patients’ first contact with the surgery. Please help them
by giving any information they require to enable them to process your request
quickly and efficiently.
Administer nursing care in the home to people who are too ill to attend surgery.
They are based at West Acklam Clinic.
Attends to the needs of expectant and newly delivered mums and their babies.
Their main responsibility is the care of children under five years of age. They may be contacted
at the TAD centre on 01642 838000.
Can help with issues such as depression, low self-esteem and low self-confidence,
bereavement and relationship problems.
Provides advice and treatment on a wide range of physical problems.