Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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Tara Haslett is an Advanced Nurse Practioner who works in the surgery. If the GP has no appointments available you may be offered an appointment with the Nurse as she is able to perform the same duties as the GP and issue prescriptions if necessary.
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, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
GP - Dr J L Gilpin
Practice Manager - Mrs Lesley Quinn
Nurses - Mrs Fiona Savage
Mrs Iris Nicholson
Mrs Caroline Higgins
Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Mrs Tara Haslett
First Contact Physiotherapist - Miss Cailin Hynes
Social Worker - Mrs Sandra King
Social Worker assistant - Miss Catriona McEvoy
Mental health practitioner - Mrs Betty Laird
Reception Staff - Mrs Yvonne Rooney
Mrs Lorna Cunningham
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Maria Gallagher is the District Nurse attached to this surgery.
She works out of the Newcastle community Clinis and can be contacted by ringing
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.
The health visitor can be contacted via Newcastle Clinic - Tel 028 4372 3346.
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