Our Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) work under the supervision of our Practice Nurses to provide care to patients needing a variety of physical tests and other aspects of care to support the management on long-term conditions.
This may include blood tests, ECG’s, 24-hour blood pressure monitors, injections for adults, simple wound care, spirometry, diabetic foot care and high risk monitoring, ear care, anticoagulation monitoring, smoking cessation counselling, etc.
Members of the team are:
Please read a little more about Lorraine below:
“My name is Lorraine, I have been a member of the team since 2017. I began my role as a Health Care Assistant in 2013, when as a GP receptionist, I enrolled myself on some private courses to train as a HCA. Since the, I have continued to update my knowledge and training in this role so that I can offer the best service to the patients of the Avenue and to my colleagues.
I am a grand-mother to four wonderful children. I love reading but also have a great interest in dancing and music. I enjoy swimming and sports too.”