Noticeboard

REMINDER:

You must continue to wear a face covering when attending the GP surgery (unless you are exempt)

Social distancing of 2 metres must be adhered too

Contact the surgery by telephone in the first instance

Adhere to COVID screening questions when asked by our receptionists .


As of 1st September 2021, the surgery will closing for lunch between 1pm-2pm. Please avoid coming to the surgery to collect prescriptions during this time. If you have an emergency that cannot wait  during these times please contact 111.


Near Me Video Consultation        

We are now able to do video consultation, Orchard House Online Waiting Room - https://nhsattend.vc/fv-orchard-house 


Nurses

Sister Jess Macadam (f)
PRACTICE NURSE
 

Sister Jess MacAdam, RGN

 

M.A. (Social Science)

District Nurse Certificate

Cervical Screening Certificate

Diploma in Asthma

Diploma in COPD

Diploma in Diabetes

Independent Nurse Prescriber

Advanced Clinical Assessment Module

Certificate in Minor Illness & Telephone Triage

 

 Sister MacAdam is a highly qualified and experienced nurse able to deal with minor conditions and will refer you to a doctor if required. She holds certificates in Family Planning and can issue Repeat Prescriptions for oral contraception and offer general contraception advice. Carry out Cervical Screening. She can also advise on healthy travel and immunisations as well as general health promotion issues with specific expertise in diabetic and respiratory problems.

 

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Health Practitioners

Katherine Bryan is our primary care mental health nurse: If you are finding it hard to feel positive or feel you need support because of grief, anxiety or low mood. Elizabeth works with us on Monday and Tuesdays.

Suzanne Miller Our Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner is available for any muscle, bone or joint concerns.  The Physio can assess, diagnose and refer for further treatment. She is at Orchard House on Fridays.

Louise Doyle Our new Advanced Nurse Practitioner  has now joined our team. She will be working in the surgery on Thursday and Fridays to help with medical problems such as ENT complaints, skin issues and a lot more.

Phlebotomists

---Phlebotomist Information (f)

Dot Clydesdale is our qualified phlebotomist (person who takes blood) 

 
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