We have two qualified Practice Nurses and two Healthcare Assistants who are available by appointment.
In addition to the normal medical services they also provide more specialist advice on Asthma related conditions and support for those patients suffering from Diabetes
The range of services they provide includes :
- Contraceptive Advice
- Respiratory Review
- Diabetes Review
- Removal of stitches
- Cervical smears
- Ear syringing
- NHS Health Checks
We also have a phlebotomist who holds clinics for blood tests, alternating between both surgeries.
If you are unable to attend for a blood test, ask reception for details of which hospitals provide this service, such as Christchurch, Wimborne, Bournemouth and Poole.
Practice Nurses are available both mornings and afternoons. Please ask reception for details
Health Visitors can offer advice for expectant mothers and small children up to school age. The Health Visitors can be contacted through reception or directly on 07384241949 during surgery hours. (Please note that an answerphone will be in use on this number when the Health Visitor is out of the practice). We encourage all parents to bring their children to the practice for immunisations, weighing and childhood checks.
The District Nurse service is now based at Orchid House Surgery, Ferndown. Should you require a visit from one of the District Nurses please contact our reception and we will relay the message to the District Nurse team.