Nursing Staff

Practice Nurse

Julia-Ann Case – RN

Audrey Kaaran – RN

Rosital Tongol – RN

Adwoa Agyei-Benhene – RN

Nurse can by consulted by appointment. Appointment can be made by telephoning the surgery on 020 8771 6050. The nursing care services include:

  • Asthma and diabetes management
  • Monitoring heart disease risk factors
  • Triaging of requests for same-day medical attention
  • Child and adult immunisations
  • Cervical smears
  • Holiday travel advice and vaccinations (see clinics)
  • Monitoring of blood pressure
  • Medical checks for newly registered patients
  • Ear syringing
  • Assisting the doctors in minor surgery
  • Dressing and removal of stitches

When to see a Nurse instead of a Doctor

  • New patients checks e.g. blood pressure/height/ weight
  • Asthma checks yearly – if established diabetic diagnosis
  • COPD (emphysema and chronic bronchitis) checks yearly – if established diabetic diagnosis
  • Diabetes checks –if established diabetic diagnosis
  • Wound dressings e.g. ulcers
  • Suture removals – as indicated by the hospital e.g. post operations/post A&E injury sutures
  • Childhood immunisations (please bring your child’s red book)
  • Flu jabs (when correct season)
  • Ear syringing – please note the doctors do NOT perform this. You need to see the doctor first who then instruct you to make an appointment with the nurse if syringing is needed
  • Travel immunisations – NHS covers only some travel diseases (other disease immunisations will need to be done privately)
  • Cervical Smears (check with reception regarding your last smear – usually 3 yearly)
  • Vaginal swabs e.g. sexually transmitted diseases
  • Repeat contraception e.g. pills/injections if already established on medication
  • Psychiatric injection medications – for established patients only.