Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, wound care and they carry out cervical smears.. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease and diabetes. They can also offer help and advice regarding minor injuries, minor ailments and offer immunistations including vaccinations and advice for foreign Travel. 

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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