Healthcare Team

Practice Nurses

Clinics and surgeries are held daily. Our nurses are trained to help and advise on a wide range of health topics including well person clinics, flu, pneumonia, travel and childhood vaccinations, asthma, diabetes, cervical smears, dressings, blood pressure, coronary heart disease, contraception, HRT and many other duties.

They can also advise regarding minor ailments including chest infections, cold and flu symptoms, earache, eye problems (conjunctivitis etc), allergy rashes, impetigo, eczema, ringworm, chickenpox etc, throat infections, urinary tract infections, worms, hay fever/rhinitis, cuts, burns and sprains.

District Nurses

Our district nurses are available to provide care and treatment to patients in their own homes. They have undergone specialist training in the management of nursing problems within the community and work alongside the doctors, nurses, midwife and other health professionals. Please ask reception for further information.

Midwife

Our midwife provides care during pregnancy and for mother and baby after delivery. She holds clinics on Thursdays, please make an appointment to attend this service.

Health Visiting Team

Our health visiting team is available to offer advice on all aspects of health for families with children under five years of age. They are registered nurses with experience and training in health education, promotion and prevention of illness. They can be contacted through our receptionists. Several baby clinics are held within our area; please ask reception for the most convenient or closest clinic to you.

Care Co-Ordinator

Care Co-Ordinators are part of the Integrated Community Team employed by Derbyshire Community Health Services and they are based at local GP practices.

It’s a free service and they can work with anyone over the age of 18 to help to support and work on your behalf as the link between all the different services and organisations in the community.

If you are an older adult they can help you to get the support you need to remain independent in your own home for as long as possible.

If you are a family member or carer of someone and you also feel you need some extra help, support or information they can help you too.

It’s not just about medical or social care needs, they can also help you to access local support and volunteer groups such as; day centres, local community groups, healthy lifestyle activities, bereavement support, meals-on-wheels, befriending, carer support and local volunteering opportunities.

Our Care Co-Ordinator’s name is Malcolm Gallon.

Telephone: 01332 291991

To find out more about the Care Co-Ordinators, please view our information leaflet.

Counsellor

Our counsellor is able to offer help with emotional and relationship difficulties including depression, anxiety and bereavement. If you have been advised by the surgery to submit a Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) please complete our form

Citizens Advice Bureau

A trained representative from the CAB regularly visits our practice to help patients with personal, work-related or financial problems. Please ask at reception to arrange an appointment.