15 Dartan ReeTynanArmagh, BT60 4QTTel: 028 37568214
***Due to NHS increased workload the GPs can no longer complete DLA/Attendance Allowances/PIP reports. Please ask at reception for a leaflet for further information if needed.***
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The Practice has been extremely fortunate to have been allocated a Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) by our local GP Federation. Over the next two years our ANP Mrs Jenni Moore will be completing her Masters Degree in Advanced Nursing at Ulster University, Tynan Surgery and another local GP surgery.
Our ANP will be supporting the doctors by providing patient consultations and helping with home visiting.
Appointments with ANP can be booked either in advance or on the day. At present Mrs Moore is available on Mondays and Thursdays.
Our ANP is highly experienced in primary care and is able to help with most problems including infant and children’s health, women’s health issues, acute conditions such as infection, pain, headache, musculoskeletal problems, skin problems and long term conditions such as respiratory problems and Diabetes.
Our ANP will be working very closely with the GP partners who will be available to give support and advice when needed.
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 and carries out cervical smears.
Currently 3 part time practice nurses work within the practice and 1 part time treatment room nurse.
A part time Health Care Assistant works in the Treatment Room. Duties include taking bloods, BP checks, Flu vaccinations and general health advice including height, weight and urinalysis
The administration team consist of one part-time senior receptionist and 5 part time administrative staff.
Practice based Pharmacists
The Practice now has two part-time specialist Pharmacists working alongside the Practice GPs and nursing staff. They have a central role in the monitoring of medications, the issuing of prescription sand in promoting safety with respect to prescribing.
They also have specialist interest in Blood Pressure and asthma management. You may be offered an appointment with our Practice Based Pharmacists for follow up and monitoring of these conditions.These posts are supported by the Armagh GP Federation.
They also have specialist interest in Blood Pressure and asthma management. You may be offered an appointment with our Practice Based Pharmacists for follow up and monitoring of these conditions.
These posts are supported by the Armagh GP Federation.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
You will be aware we are a teaching practice for Queen’s University, Belfast. We provide clinical attachments for 4th year medical students over the academic year. We greatly appreciate your cooperation with allowing the students to take part in your consultations and our students always report very positive feedback on their experience here. Thank you for your patience and friendliness towards them.
Providing a positive experience in General Practice is very important in encouraging young doctors to train as the GPs of the future.
We have recently agreed to work with the Ulster University to provide a clinical attachment for their new Physician’s Associate (PA) post graduate course.
We are delighted to have Miss Rebecca Lawson as our very first PA trainee. She will be learning with all members of our team including the Doctors and the Practice Nurses. We would like to thank you in anticipation of your help in providing her with a varied clinical experience over the next 2 years.
As always you will be informed when your health care professional is working with a student and we do appreciate that there may be times when you would prefer not to have a student involved in your consultation and we will understand if you decline.
Please be assured that as with all our staff, the principal of confidentiality is our priority.
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