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Market Street
Carnforth
LA5 9JU
Tel: 01524 720000
Fax: 01524 720110

The Nursing Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

TW2          Tina Winstone - RGN BSc (hons), FSRH Specialist Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner and independent prescriber. ENB998 - teaching, assessing and clinical support, diplomas in Spirometry, Asthma, COPD and CHD.
 
CW2         Claire Woolfitt - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing, V300 Non-Medical Prescribing
 
 
Lyn Earnshaw -
 
 
Martin Higgins - BSc (Hons) Specialist Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner RCN accredited, Independent Prescriber

Triage Nurse                          

KE2             Kelly Evans - Diploma in HE Nursing Studies

Practice Nurses


AM2           Amy Moore -  RGN, RM, RMN, RNMH, BA (Hons) Diploma HE Midwifery, PGCE, Diplomas in Asthma & COPD
 
 
CN2         Cathy Neary - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
 
 
JT2       Joanne Telford - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
 
 
                                        Kate Wallace - Bsc (Hons) Adult Nursing, Diploma in Diabetes, Graduate Certifcate in Critical Care Nursing
 
 

Our Practice Nurses run specialist clinics for Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure, COPD and Asthma. Their work also includes:-
- Holiday vaccinations (if appointment is at least 6 weeks before travel) & routine injections.
- Ear syringing, Dressings, and removal of stitches.
- Health Promotion, Chronic Disease Management.
- Contraception advice and Cervical Smears.

Primary Health Care Support Workers (PHCSW)

The surgery currently employs 5 PHCSW, whose role in supporting the nursing team is to take routine blood samples, blood pressure monitoring, ECGs, urine sample testing and new patient medicals. PHCSWs also assist the GPs with minor operations.

DP2          Deborah Purkis

HH2          Helen Hennant                         

RF         Rachel Furlong                                      

 LT2          Louise Thistlethwaite

 

                                           Janette Wilson