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Castlegate & Derwent Surgery Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705750

Health Care Assistants & Phlebotomist team

Health Care Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants (HCAs), are important members of the practice team who work under the supervision of a qualified nurse. They are trained to a high level and their role has expanded to be able to perform a wide range of duties.

This includes:-

  • Blood tests and blood pressure checks
  • Electro-cardiograms (ECGs)
  • Anti-coagulation monitoring for patients on blood thinning medications (INRs)
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Administer adult flu vaccinations
  • Administer B12 injections
  • Undertake simple dressing
  • Removal of simple clips and sutures
  • Undertake diabetic foot checks
  • Assisting doctors with minor operations

Our Health Care Assistants are:

  • Michelle Adams
  • Debbie O' Carroll
  • Kathryn Reed
  • Laura Valentine

Phlebotomists

Working under the supervision of the nursing team our Phlebotomists can take blood samples for testing

Our Phlebotomists are:

  • Julia Armstrong
  • Heather Banks
  • Katie Brown
  • Rachel Carruthers
  • Jodie Tinkler

 

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