Nurse Practitioner Minor Illness Appointments
Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners ("ANPs") have a wide range of knowledge in the management of minor illness/ailments.
Our ANPs have 8 minute appointments to deal with ONE ailment or illness.
If further investigations are required then they can also order xrays and blood tests.
The ANPs can also refer you for admission to hospital if it is an emergency and refer you to other health professionals if that is required.
The ANPs however CANNOT sign sick notes or see:-
Babies under one year old, pregnancy related problems, dental issues, chronic on going health issues which may require a longer appointment.
Below is a list of many of the conditions our ANPs can deal with. It is not an exhaustive list but does provide a good indication.
- Eczema (many skin complaints/rashes)
- Childhood ailments
- Coughs/cold/runny nose
- Headaches/Sinus pain
- Sore throat
- Ear ache
- Cold sores
- Allergic reactions
- Emergency contraception
- Routine medication/contraceptive pill review
- Insect bites
- Nose bleeds
- Urine/bladder infection (not children or males)
- Joint sprains/muscular skeletal aches/pains
- Sore eyes/conjunctivitis