The practice now employs an Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner (as of 1.4.19).
Tracy Whitford is available Monday to Friday and can treat childhood illnesses and infections such as ear, eye, nose & throat problems ,dermatology, respiratory problems, gastrointestinal problems , genitourinary and neurological problems ,common childhood infectious diseases, feeding and developmental issues for children and young adults up to 18yrs of age.
Tracy is able to prescribe medication if required and can refer patients on to other services.
Childhood vaccinations are performed by the Practice Nurses. If you have any concerns about vaccination issues the Practice Nurse, your Health Visitor or one of the Doctors would be happy to advise. This Practice is committed to full vaccination and protection of all our children from the potentially serious and life threatening conditions against which we vaccinate.
We also carry out the six to eight week developmental checks and post natal checks. These can be booked with one of the GP's and require a 15 minute appointment per patient.