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Nurse Practitioners

Jan Hinton

Nurse Prescriber

Trained in Ipswich and qualified in 1979. Worked at Ipswich Hospital in general surgery and the A&E Department. Joined the surgery in 1990. Has a special interest in Respiratory care and Family Planning. Qualified as a Nurse Practitioner.


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.
Helen Barker
Angela McGarry

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Donna Sharman
Lorraine Canham
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