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Pharmacists

Mr Michael Cryan (m)
Practice Pharmacist

Community Midwives

Community Midwife - has weekly antenatal clinics and also visits mums in their homes before and after the baby is born. She usually takes on all the antenatal care; although the doctor is available should you wish to see him/her.

Community Nurses

District Nurses - Sister Michelle Hewer, Dawn Wilkinson, Carolyn Simpson, Maureen Sargent
Most of the district nurses’ work is done in the community. They do provide a short daily clinic for patients who are mobile at lunchtime at King Street and assist patients who require dressings, staple/suture removal and Doppler (blood flow) assessments.

Our patients at the Bailrigg Health Centre, who require district nursing services, are currently seen at the Nurse Led Unit on Lancaster University campus in term time. Outside term, patients attend the King St surgery

Health Visitors

Health Visitors - Phil Bloomfield & Lynn Elgin-Staveley.Our Health Visitors hold regular clinics at both sites. They care for children up to the age of 5 years. In addition to routine advice on caring for your baby and older child, she can offer advice and support to the mother too. There is also a planned programme of health and other development checks.
Health Visitors - Gail Hendra
Our health visitor for the elderly can visit our patients aged over 75 years, who are housebound. She provides regular assessments of these patients for the Doctor

Attached Staff

Practice pharmacist - Michael Cryan
Our practice pharmacist holds regular surgeries at the King St Surgery and can help to manage patients with long term conditions who take regular medication. He specialises in high blood pressure and helps patients to get the most from their medicines. Michael can not only advise on prescribing but he can also authorise and issue prescriptions, in close working with you and your doctor’s agreement. He is available for medication reviews, especially if you do not see your doctor on a regular basis.
Mental Health Graduate Worker
This is a new role and you can be seen at the surgery for an assessment to see whether cognitive behavioural therapy or group sessions might help your problem. Your GP will direct you to the graduate worker if he thinks your problems may be helped by this type of therapy.

Physiotherapist We have a visiting physiotherapist from the Royal Lancaster Infirmary who holds clinics at the University Health Centre. There surgeries are by appointment only after referral from the Doctor or from the Hospital.

 
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