Roles and Responsibilities

There is a specialist team of health professionals working in our practice.

Here is a quick guide to what they all do:

  • Healthcare Assistants – Support doctors and nurses with patient care including helping with blood tests, health checks and more.
  • General Practice Nurses – Support people in managing their long-term conditions and medications. Provide vaccinations and medication injections, swabs, Smears, sexual health advice and much more.
  • Physiotherapists – Diagnose, assess, and treat problems with muscles, bones, and joints, through supported exercising and stretching. Physiotherapists can also refer for x-rays, scans and joint injections
  • Care Navigators (GP practice receptionists) – Trained to assess and direct you to speak to the right person.  The GPs request that they ask you some health-related questions to deal with your request appropriately.
  • GP Practice Pharmacists – Provide information and advice about the safe and effective use of medications as well as monitoring progress.
  • Doctors – Doctors in GP practices oversee patient care.  They assess, diagnose, treat, and manage illness.
  • Social Prescribers – Look at how illness affects all parts of your life and helps you get the support you need with day-to-day challenges.
  • Care Coordinators – Provide support for patients with complex needs and help you learn how to manage your own health.
  • Lifestyle Practitioners – Find out what works best to help you stay healthy or improve your health through personalised care plans.
  • Mental Health Workers – Fully trained mental health experts can offer a consultation, treatment, peer support, or a referral to hospital teams.