Colby Medical Centre, The Bluebell Centre Bluebell Lane, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L36 7XYTel: 0151 244 3290
RGN GPN with a particular interest in Diabetes and Asthma management.
Nurse practitioners are highly trained nurses who have undertaken a specific course of study at at least 1st degree (honours level) who have achieved further qualifications and skills, including skills not usually exercised by nurses such as physical examination. More recently nurse practitioners have undertaken special training and achieved qualifications which enable them to prescribe treatment for certain conditions. A nurse practitioner is therefore able to see patients with certain undiagnosed problems and is able to make an assessment of their healthcare needs, prescribe appropriate treatment and follow up as required. Some examples of common minor illnesses, ailments treated are: -
Nurse Practitioners can also request certain investigations if required such as:
And have the authority to refer to other health care professionals if necessary.
Mrs S Kanczes Daly has been working within Knowsley at a higher level since 1996.
She is a qualified Clinical Teacher and Assessor and was formerly involved in the training and assessing of all Primary Care Staff (Doctors, nurses) etc. across Knowsley .
She is currently a Governing Body member of Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) representing member practices and bringing specific expertise and experience to the work of the governing body who aim to improve the delivery of existing services and to develop new locally based services, based on the needs of the population, to benefit the whole community.
This is a group practice and the clinicians work closely together. If a particular clinician is not available then an appointment can be made to see any of the other clinicians.
Patients do not have to see the registered Doctor, but we still encourage patients to find the Doctor or clinician that they regard as their “usual clinician” and see them whenever possible.
The practice nurse is available to deal with minor illnesses in the same way as a doctor and can see patients for the following chronic disease monitoring clinics.
Nurse clinicians have undertaken a course of study at master’s degree (MSc level) and make professional autonomous decisions for which they are solely responsible. Nurse clinicians are therefore appropriately trained to see patients who traditionally have been seen by a general practitioner.
As they can assess, diagnose, prescribe, request investigations and refer as necessary. They can also do home visits if required.
Modules of study
Nurse clinicians in general practice
The practice manager is responsible for the day to day general management and smooth running of the practice. If you have any queries or suggestions about the practice administration, or if you should have any cause to complain about the service provided, Anita will be happy to speak to you.
Reception staff will be able to help with queries or problems. Please do ask if you are unsure of anything. Reception can be very busy, especially in the mornings. If this proves to be the case, you will be dealt with as soon as possible. We do greatly appreciate the courtesy shown by our patients. If you feel your problem really cannot wait, please tell the receptionist. If you wish to speak to a receptionist in private, we have a confidential interview room for this purpose.
Community Health Visitor.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
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