Urgent Care Practitioner (UCP) & Nurse Practitioners (NP)

Our Urgent Care Practitioner and Nurse Practitioners are very experienced and have undergone extensive training to gain an advanced level of skill and knowledge in examining patients in order to diagnose and treat a wide range of minor ailments. Patients feeling ill will be able to get an urgent appointment more easily and therefore be treated more quickly. Our Practitioners can prescribe medication just as the doctor would.

Mr Justin Grainger
Urgent Care Practitioner

Sister Carol Picken
Nurse Practitioner, Registered General Nurse, Asthma Diploma, Family Planning Certificate, BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies, Independent and Supplementary Prescriber.

Sister Carol Cope
Nurse Practitioner, Registered General Nurse, Care Management, Minor Injuries, BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies, Independent and Supplementary Prescriber.

Sister Marie Williams
Nurse Practitioner, RGN, Degree level in Practice Nursing
Bachelor of Science / Clinical Practice (Fundamentals of General Practice Nursing)
Health Assessment (Masters Level), Independent and Supplementary Prescriber (Masters Level)

Mr Owais Siddiqui
Nurse Practitioner, Registered General Nurse, Independent and Supplementary Prescriber.

Practice Nurses

The practice nurses are available by appointment only. They carry out numerous tasks which include cervical smears, childhood immunisations, holiday vaccinations, wound dressings and removal of stitches,  family planning advice, chronic disease management clinics (Diabetes, COPD). They assist the doctors in minor surgery.

They are also available to offer professional advice by phone on our morning triage service.

Elizabeth Coles (f)
Lead Practice Nurse

Karen Hunt (f)
Practice Nurse

Virginia Martinez (f)
Practice Nurse

Healthcare Assistant

Our Healthcare Assistant is available by appointment for a range of clinical procedures including NHS health checks, blood pressure monitoring, smoking cessation, vaccinations and ECG’s etc.  They also assist the Doctors with minor surgery.

Clair Preston
Healthcare Assistant