Sandford Surgery

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ANP Practice Nurse

Rose Thorn

Our Practice Nurse is a fully trained Advanced Nurse Practitioner in a wide range of skills including immunisations, health promotion, contraception, and management of long-term conditions eg advice on diet and lifestyle choices, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity. 

The Nursing team run various nurse led clinics for diabetes, asthma, COPD as well as providing general nursing services, dressings, removal of sutures and blood tests.

Health Care Assistants (Including Phlebotomy)

Maria Burke

Len Underwood

Non-registered Nursing staff who assist in patient care and Practice-related duties as directed by and under the supervision of a Registered Healthcare Professional (including GPs and Lead Practice Nurse). Healthcare Support Workers work collaboratively with the General Practice team to meet the needs of patients, and provide essential task-orientated services like taking blood samples (phlebotomy), processing specimens, performing ECGs (to measure heart function). They play a crucial role in supporting the Clinical Team.