Nurses and Healthcare Assistants – Grove Road Surgery

Practice Nurses

Sandra Punchard (f)
Nurse Manager

Rachel Young (f)
RGN

Kim Field (f)
RGN

Michelle Usher (f)
Nurse Associate

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.

Healthcare Assistants

Lisa Andrews (f)
HCA

Carrie Morris (f)
HCA

Cristina Axente (f)
HCA

Senior Healthcare Support Workers support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.