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Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners are all trained specialist nurses who have undertaken additional education in order to provide nursing care and prescribe. 

Nurse Practitioners can provide treatment and advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Their main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions.The Nurse Practitioner can assess and examine you, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals and admit patients into hospital when necessary.

They work closely with your GP and liaise frequently  with him / her about their care.

Some patients, often those with complex and longstanding medical problems may need and appointment with a doctor. The Nurse Practitioner is usually able to assess the situation and in some cases will organise initial blood tests and other investigations prior to arranging a follow up appointment with your GP. 

Kirsty Anderson (f)

Lead Nurse


Started working at Selsey in 2001, trained at University College Hospital in London. Completed Nurse Prescribing qualification in 2009 at University of Surrey in 2009. Previously worked in a Practice in Kings Cross, London. Background in woman's health - was a sister on a gynaecology ward at the Royal Free Hospital for a number of years. Covers all aspects of work as a nurse prescriber including minor illness, chronic diseases and family planning.


 

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.

Andrea Jackson (f)
Emma Hayward (f)

Started working at Selsey Medical Practice in 2015 Specialising in diabetes management and covers all areas of treatment room duties including child vaccinations, travel health, contraception and wound care. Worked as a care assistant for many years before training as a nurse and qualifying in 2002 at the University of Surrey.  Worked at St Richards Hospital on Acute Medical Admissions ward, pre-operative assessment gaining a certificate in Pre-operative care at Southampton University and then working on a surgical ward specialising in Urology, Colorectal, breast surgery, gynaecology, MFU and orthopaedics. ​

Sally Smith (f)
Nicky Macdonald (f)

Practice Nurse in Selsey since 2009. Completed Nurse Prescribing qualification in 2016.

Previously worked at St Richards on an acute medical ward for 3 years, in intensive care for 4 years, and as a Respiratory Nurse Practitioner for a year. Carries out all treatment room areas and minor illness. Supports patients to manage their long-term conditions such as asthma, COPD, coronary heart disease and diabetes.

 

Health Practitioners

Paramedic Practitioners can assess minor illness, minor injury and rashes / skin complaints as well routine treatment room activities such as removal of stitches. 

Kevin Allsobrook (m)

Joined Selsey Medical Practice in 2015. Previous experience as a paramedic for 23 years with South East Coast Ambulance Service, 15 years as a station manager. Qualified as a paramedic practitioner in 2013, delivers minor injury/minor illness advice and treatment. Spent time as on a secondment to the Sussex police H900 helicopter, based at Shoreham airport as a police observer and flight paramedic. Also a 12 month secondment with the Prince's Trust, developing 16-25 year old's into the work place and also a training programme with Gambian fire service, delivering a development course for their staff in emergency care over in West Africa.  Enjoys most sports and plays cricket for the West Wittering Cricket Club. 

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.
Jacqui Strange (f)

Previous experience includes work in nursing and care homes in Selsey, most recently as the deputy manager at Sussex Grange Residential home where she gained an NVQ level 4.

Marie Taylor (f)

Health Care Assistant at Selsey Medical Practice since 2014. Previously served in the Royal Navy for 8yrs. The deployment on 4 ships ranged from being operational in Sierra Leone Kosovo, providing disaster relief and developing overseas relations.

Worked in with Hampshire ambulance service in the control room giving clinical lifesaving advice to patients whilst waiting for the emergency crew to arrive, also worked in the air ambulance control room before completing HCA training at St Richards Hospital.

Role includes assisting in minor ops clinics, diabetic reviews including dopplers, ear irrigation, phlebotomy, spirometry, administering B12 & flu vaccines, new patient checks, measurement of BPs and pulse, NHS Health Checks, wound care, suture and clip removal, smoking cessation and ECGs.

Phlebotomists

Our phlebotomists work every morning. As well as taking blood they can also measure your blood pressure. Our nursing team can also offer stop smoking services and NHS health checks.

Carole Bath (f)
Tracey Hill (f)
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