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Broom Leys Surgery, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4DE, LE67 4DETel: 01530 832095
MBChB (Reg: Leicester 1997)
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP
MB BS 2002 NTR University of Health Sciences
NVQ3, DIPHE-Adult Nursing, DIPHE Pharmacology, BSc-Spec Nurse in Primary Care, BSc in Prescribing.Karen is a specialist Nurse Practitioner who works alongside the G.P's running the Minor Illness Clinic. This is where her skills and priorities lie. Karen also works closely with the management team and co-ordinating care home visits and requirements. Karen also works to support the rest of the admin/reception team where necessary.
Jan has been working in Primary Care for 25 years. She has diplomas in Heart Disease , Diabetes, Sexual Health and Contraception, Travel and Children’s Immunisations. She is qualified in Minor Illness and Injury assessment.
She completed a BSc degree in Community health Nursing 12 years ago and is a Nurse Prescriber. She is very interested in Helping people with Lifestyle advice and trained as a Desmond Educator to help people with Type 2 Diabetes.
Clare is an independent nurse prescriber, currently working towards her Master's in Advanced Clinical Practice. She has a specialist interest in Diabetes prevention and management and in sexual health. Clare runs minor illness and injury clinics and works closely with other members of the team to improve patient care.
As well as dealing with minor illness, dressings and minor wounds, the nurses run most of the preventative care programmes. This includes asthma clinics, blood pressure checks, cervical smears, blood tests, diabetic and heart disease checks and vaccinations. The nursing team also give advice concerning diet, travel and general health matters.
Broom Leys Surgery is fortunate to be involved in Student Nurse Training. This is an exciting opportunity for them to learn about Practice Nursing, they are fully supported by Trained Practice Nurses during their placement.
If you do not wish the student nurse to remain present during your appointment, please do not worry to ask for a private consult with the Nurse.
Healthcare assistants carry out Phlebotomy duties each day as well as taking blood pressure, ear syringing, ECG's , INR's, Diabetic Foot Checks, NHS Health Checks and simple dressings.
Patient Services Manager
Practice Management Services
Gurjit is our practice pharmacist, who is available at the practice Monday to Friday.
Gurjit can help our patients with medication related queries and carry out medication reviews for those on multiple medicines. As a pharmacist, she acts as a source of medicines information for all of the practice team and patients (e.g. around doses, side effects and possible alternatives). In addition, she helps to keep the medical records up to date in line with key changes regarding medications and changes post hospital discharge and appointments. She also has experience of working in the mental health speciality at an NHS Trust.
Her qualifications are as follows :
PG Dip in Clinical Pharmacy
PG Cert Psychiatric Therapeutics
Antenatal clinics are held on Thursday afternoons by a member of the midwifery team. They can be contacted by telephone on 0116 258 4834. As well as antenatal clinics they undertake regular visits to expectant mothers, new mothers and their babies. Initial ‘New Booking’ appointments are held on Wednesday afternoons. Please make an initial appointment between the 8th and 10th week of pregnancy.
The District Nurses provide nursing care to the terminally ill, housebound, elderly and disable individuals and their families.
The District Nurses can be contacted on: 0300 300 7777
Health Visitors are trained nurses with further qualifications in Midwifery and health visiting. The Health Visitors provide a full range of children’s services including child health surveillance and well baby clinics. The Health Visitors are based at Whitwick Road Surgery and can be contacted on 01530 468602.
Please leave a message on their answer machine if they are not available.
Social prescribing is part of universal personalised care. This is work that the NHS is doing to make sure you have choice and control over your care and support.