Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioner

Sister Heather Gillott

RGN, Pg/Dip First Contact Care, Independent Nurse Prescriber (2008)

Background

Nurse Gillott was born in Barnsley and on qualification as a nurse in 1991 joined Barnsley hospital. She was based in A/E for 14 years and after attaining H grade senior nurse she left to join a local GP practice become a nurse practitioner in 2005. She gained her postgraduate diploma in first contact care which allows her to treat, diagnose, triage and prescribe for a wide range of common GP presentations and emergency care.

Roles within the Practice

Sees and triages many of the same day appointments, provides emergency advice and treatment. She also does smears, stitching and some minor surgery.

She is an Associate Partner and Manager of the Ashville nursing team.

She is married to a local man and they have two boys all having a keen and active involvement in Barnsley Rugby Club.

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Nurses

Nurses 

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.

Jeanette Marshall

.Practice Nurse 

Laura Smith

Practice Nurse (Currently on Maternity Leave).

Lynsey Wright

Practice Nurse 

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Helen Daly

.Practice Nurse/Nurse Prescriber

Ruth Booker

Practice Nurse .

Healthcare Assistants

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.

Clare Bates

.Phlebotomist/Health Care Assistant       

Andrea Brown

Phlebotomist/Health Care Assistant      

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