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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.
Mrs Lynne Jones Practice Manager
Mrs Louise Rosser Assistant Practice Manager
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.
Karen Jennings Senior Receptionist
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
An excellent team of nurses who care for the mother during pregnancy and after birth.
Antenatal clinics are held in both surgeries by a team of midwives from both Nevill Hall Hospital and the Royal Gwent Hospital.
Sister Sue Yendle Senior District Nurse
Our excellent team are attached to the surgery and are based at Pontypool Medical Centre.
Community Nurse - Learning Disabilities
We have access to a team of nurses who offer a service to patients with learning disabilities.
Community Psychiatric Nurse
We have access to CPNs at the Talygarn Mental Health Unit and can refer as appropriate.
Our health visitors work with all age groups and is accessible to all patients registered with the practice. They are interested in health promotion, disease prevention and the development of healthy lifestyles.
They provide support, education and advice on health matters to improve general health and wellbeing.
They work with families including both home visits and well baby clinics, through which they provide advice on immunisation, child development, parenting skills etc. as required, to help children to fulfil their potential.
They are based at the The Mount Surgery and can be contacted by telephone on 01495 763141; an answering machine is available.
We have a practice based 'Primary Mental Health Team' who can assess, diagnose and support people with a wide variety of mental health problems. These are accessed via a referral from your GP.