|Lucy McKenzie, Caroline Slim and Mo Brown||Debra Yoxall and Chris Stewart|
Our Nurse Team is headed up by Caroline Slim and supported by Jenny Lennard, Lucy McKenzie, Nikki Godwin, Olivia Clare, Carly Hemmings.
They hold daily routine surgeries for dressings, bandaging, pill checks, smears, coil checks, injections (childhood and routine travel) but in addition run numerous clinics. The clinics include asthma, diabetes, COPD, coronary heart disease, chronic kidney disease, stroke/TIA and mental health annual reviews.
Ciaran Purcell – Mental Health Nurse
My name is Ciaran and I joined the practice in 2019. I previously worked for AWP . I have surgeries both at the Old School Surgery and at UWE.
Naomi Kennett – Mental Health Nurse
Hello. My name is Naomi, I have been a mental health nurse for 10 years, and worked in a variety of settings. Most recently student well-being in a University. I am passionate about Mental Health Care, and at The Surgery we offer appointments to discuss mental health related concerns and can provide onward referral, support, advice and medication management. I work 4 days a week and work across both UWE and the Old School Surgery
Hilary Willis – Mental Health Nurse
I qualified as a mental health nurse in 2013 and worked in acute mental health in Plymouth for a year and a half before moving to Australia in 2015. I worked in A&E, with the psychiatry liaison team and spent some time working in community mental health in Sydney before moving back to the UK in 2020 to take up my current role at The Old School Surgery.
Stephanie Spratt – Sexual Health Nurse
My name is Steph. I joined the practice in 2020. I previously worked for Brook, providing sexual health care and contraception for young people. I currently work Thursdays at UWE and have an additional role at Marie Stopes International.
Special Care of the Elderly Team
Christine Stevens, Rachel Spencer and Esther Thacker are our Nurse Practitioners, supported by the care of the elderly nurse Susan Freeman. They provide home visits to housebound and vulnerable patients and support the GP’s with the care of patients in the Nursing and Residential Homes.
Our Health Care Assistants
Mo Brown, Debra Yoxall and Christine Stewart are the practice Health Care Assistants who offer daily sessions to take blood tests, perform ECGs, blood pressures, urine tests and also offer hypertension annual review clinics.