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Nurse Practitioner Skills

What can the Nurse Practitioners do at The Avenue Medical Practice?

 

 The Nurse Practitioners have advanced nursing skills and can assess, diagnose and treat/prescribe for all minor illness complaints.

 

They can also refer patients for

 

chest x-rays,

 

ECG’s,

 

physiotherapy

 

weight management

 

women’s health,

 

Initiate contraception.

 

They can also refer to breast services for new lumps.

 

 Along with the above the Nurse Practitioners can manage long term conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and COPD. They liaise with specialist services at the hospital when required.

 

 

 

 



 
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