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Box Surgery & The Firs Surgery

Practice Nurses

All of our nurses work part-time. There is a nurse available from 8.30am to 6pm most weekdays.

All of our nurses have attended courses to enable them to specialise in Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease Management. In accordance with government guidelines, we review patients with heart disease every six months and patients with diabetes, asthma and chronic lung disease every 12 months. Please make an appointment to see the nurse for your check.

The nurses also provide the following general treatment room services:

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Cervical smears
  • Contraceptive advice
  • Dietary advice
  • Dressings
  • ECGs
  • Flu vaccination
  • Removal of stitches
  • Tetanus immunisation
  • Travel vaccinations