Practice Nurse

We have both a Treatment Room and a Practice Nurse at Slaidburn providing the following services:

Treatment Room Services:

  • Dressings
  • Removal of stitches or clips, ear care
  • Blood tests
  • Monitoring of warfarin levels
  • 24hr ECG
  • 24hr BP
  • Stop smoking
  • Heart health check
  • ECG
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Minor injuries

Practice Nurse Services:

  • Heart Health including ECG
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring and Measurement – including 24 hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • 24hr ECG
  • Sexual health – including contraception ( not coils of implants) and emergency contraception
  • Dietary advice.
  • Annual health checks for those with long term conditions – heart disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, learning disability, asthma, chronic lung disease, mental health disorders. epilepsy and thyroid disease
  • Women’s Health including cervical smears and HRT
  • Men’s Health
  • Managment of chronic diseases – diabetes, heart conditions, respiratory conditions
  • Minor Injuries – including suturing.
  • Stop Smoking
  • Travel Health and Immunisations
  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Young Persons Health
  • Pre conceptual health advice
  • Pregnancy testing

If you have difficulty attending the surgery or have a health related enquiry please ask for a telephone appointment with the Practice Nurse.
PLEASE NOTE – Length of consultation time will vary according to the type of appointment you require.