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WHAT OUR PRACTICE NURSES & HCAs DO

The tick marks indicates the different procedures that can be done by either a Nurse or a Healthcare Assistants.

Task

HCA

Nurse

Triage/Minor Illness

 

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Hypertension

 

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Blood Pressure

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Ear Syringing

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(not children)

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(not children)

Travel Jabs

 

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Yellow Fever (£40)

 

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Vaccinations (flu,B12,Hep B etc)

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(B12, pneumonia,

 flu only)

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NHS Health Checks

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Over 75 Health

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Phlebotomy

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Stitch Removal

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Dressings - simple

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Dressings - complex

 

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Asthma

 

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Spirometry

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COPD

 

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Diabetes

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INR

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Smears and Swabs

 

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Contraception

 

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(pill checks only)

CHD and Stroke

 

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Diabetic Foot Exam

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Baby Clinic

 

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ECG

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