Pharmacists

Mrs Siobhan Murtagh (f)
Miss Karen Holmes (f)

Community Midwives

Midwives attend the Practice ante-natal clinic on Monday afternoons between 14:00 – 15:30. They are available to patients throughout their pregnancy and help with the care of mother and baby up to 28 days after birth.

Community Nurses

The district nursing team provide skilled nursing care in the patient’s own home and advise carers. They assess needs, give information

and offer counselling. They also carry out appropriate nursing care.

Health Visitors

The practice does not have an attached health visitor, all queries relating to any aspects of family or child health care should be made to the Health Visiting Department at the Carlisle Centre Tel: 02895042500.

Attached Staff

Community Psychiatric Nurses

The CPN team is responsible for caring for patient’s mental illness within the community and for following up patients discharged from hospital suffering from mental illness, e.g. depression, schizophrenia.                        

Dietician

A dietician gives dietary and nutritional advice to patients with special health needs. Referrals are arranged by the doctors.

Speech Therapist

The speech therapist deals with delayed language in children and speech problems associated with illnesses e.g. after strokes. Referral is arranged by the doctor or health visitor. Referrals can also be made, where appropriate to social workers.

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