Health Care Assistants

Health Care Assistants support the Practice Nursing Team with their daily work. Our HCAs are appropriately trained clinicians who work to protocols in order to undertake various tasks and activities including:

  • Sexual Health Express Clinic
  • Urine testing
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • NHS Patient health checks
  • Blood Pressure measurements
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Recording height and weight
  • ECG recording
  • Phlebotomy
  • Glucose Tolerance Testing
  • Peak Flow readings
  • Flu vaccinations – working under Patient Specific Directive
  • B12  injections – working under Patient Specific Directive
  • Simple dressings
  • Assist with minor operations
  • Assist in Gynaecology in-house clinic
  • Smoking Cessation Advice
  • To act as a chaperone as required

Robyn Cullen – Health Care Assistant