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Castlegate & Derwent Surgery Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705750

Health Care Assistants


Our Health Care Assistants (HCAs), are important members of the practice team who work under the supervision of a qualified nurse.  They are trained to a high level and their role has expanded to be able to perform a wide range of duties.

This includes:-

  • Blood tests and blood pressure checks
  • Electro-cardiograms (ECGs)
  • Anti-coagulation monitoring for patients on blood thinning medications (INRs)
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Administer adult flu vaccinations
  • Administer B12 injections
  • Undertake simple dressing
  • Removal of simple clips and sutures
  • Undertake diabetic foot checks
  • Assisting doctors with minor operations

Appointments for HCA's can be booked on-line as well as via the phone, our HCA's are:-

  • Alex Corbett
  • Michelle Adams
  • Shirley Hammell
  • Debbie McKean
  • Kathryn Reed
  • Laura Valentine

 

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