What is a nurse practitioner?
Nurse practitioners are nurses who have undertaken further
training. They can diagnose, treat and provide prescriptions.
Any patient can make an appointment with Stephanie unless
they are under 3 years of age, pregnant or require a sick note.
You may be offered an appointment with a nurse practitioner
if you require a same day appointment.
Sister McLeary is in surgery all day Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and Wednesday and Friday mornings.
When should I see a nurse practitioner?
The nurse practitioners can help you with everyday common illnesses and provide health advice. They can diagnose and treat common problems experienced by most people from time to time including;
Backpain, chest infection, fever, indigestion, sprains, skin infections, earache, worms, minor injuries, abdominal pain, sinusitis, headaches, head injuries, acne, constipation, rashes, eczema, eye infections, piles, vaginal discharge, diarrhoea, vomiting and urinary tract infections.