Dunluce Health Centre1 Dunluce AvenueBelfast, BT9 7HRTel: 028 90 204218
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Experienced nurses are available to carry out such duties as dressings, removal of sutures, blood pressure, weight checks, blood tests, immunisations for foreign travel and running chronic disease management clinics.
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.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
The receptionist’s job is to help the patients by answering their enquiries, taking note of repeat prescriptions and making arrangements to see the doctors. They may ask for brief details of illness to enable the doctors to best help the patients. All such details are treated with the strictest confidence. On arrival for an appointment, please check in with the receptionist.
The health visitor is specially trained to offer advice on child care and development. Together with the doctor she runs the Baby Clinic on a Thursday morning from 11:45 – 13:00. At the baby clinic immunisations are given and babies and children screened for any problems. All pre-school children and babies registered with the practice will be invited to attend.
Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
The nurses are available to help patients with mental health problems.
The podiatry service can be accessed by referral by your GP.