Nursing Services

Nurse Clinics

We offer clinics run by nurses in conjunction with the doctors for Diabetes, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Hypertension, Stroke, Hypothyroidism, Epilepy, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health, Dementia, Contraception and Sexual Health  and Respiratory Diseases.

When patients are diagnosed with a long term illness then they are placed on a register and they will be called according to protocol on a 6 monthly or annual basis. They will usually have blood tests once a year prior to the appointment date. Should you have any concerns about your health in between these appointments eg worsening asthma symptoms, then an appointment should be made with the doctor to address your concerns.

 

Nurse Practitioner Clinics

Our Nurse Practitioner can treat a number of conditions and these are listed below. Please make an appointment with her in the first place if you or your child (over 1 year old) are suffering from any of the following:

  • Headaches
  • Hay Fever
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Asthma or COPD problems
  • Sore throat Infections
  • Chest Infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Back pain, joint and muscular pains
  • Skin rashes, eczema or acne problems
  • Period problems and vaginal discharge
  • Contraception

In some cases it may be necessary for her to ask you to make a further review appointment with the doctor, or she will discuss your case with the doctor at the time of your appointment.

Community Matron

We have a highly qualified nurse who works with the doctors to provide a service to patients living in the community with long term conditions. She works to support patients and their carers looking at ways of improving the patient’s quality of life and reducing the risks of emergency hospital admissions.

For information on Community matrons please follow the link:

 https://www.southtees.nhs.uk/services/care-at-home/

If you think that you or your family member would benefit from seeing her please discuss this with your GP.