A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has undergone additional training to see patients with minor illness/injuries, can diagnose, request investigations, prescribe and refer when appropriate.
The Nurse Practitioner is available by appointment Monday to Friday
The practice nurses are available by appointment Monday to Friday and provide a variety of services:
Travel, baby + childhood immunisations & vaccinations, ear syringing, stitch removal, blood pressure monitoring, cervical smears, diet & weight, diabetes, asthma, wound management, general health advice, dietary advice, weight monitoring, blood tests, well man/woman clinics, hormone replacement therapy and new patient registration.
Phlebotomists are specialist clinical support workers who take blood samples from patients for testing in laboratories.
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 team manages all non-clinical aspects of the practice to support high quality patient care. The team ensures that the right equipment is available and that the premises are safe, clean, functional and pleasant. The team handles new registrations, travel vaccination forms, insurance related matters, applications for medical examinations and more. The team supports the clinicians in delivering patient services.
The team can be contacted for any non-medical matters either through reception (see Contact Details) or by email: email@example.com.
Deputy Practice Manager
Lindy Reeder Secretary
Karen Hooper Workflow Administrator
Brian Matthews Cleaning
Our receptionists are here to help you make appointments, issue repeat prescriptions and to answer your questions. When making an appointment, the receptionist may ask for a few details, which she will treat in the strictest confidence. They have been trained to make these enquiries so that you can be helped in the most appropriate way.
The community midwives are employed by Epsom St Helier Healthcare Trust and share your antenatal care with your doctor. Antenatal clinics are held in Leatherhead surgery each Monday. They can also arrange for you to attend parent craft classes. They will also care for you and your baby when you return home from hospital. They may be contacted on 01372 735735.
If you are housebound the doctors may arrange for a district nurse to call at your home to perform various nursing duties. To contact our nurses telephone 01372 384323, from 08:30 - 17:00. Between 17:00 - 23:00 please telephone The Twilight Nursing Service on 01372 384432.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
The 0-19 Team consists of health visitors, school nurses, community nursery nurses and staff nurses. They are based at Leatherhead Hospital and can be contacted on 01372 384327. A Baby Clinic is held on Tuesday mornings 09:00 – 11:00 at Trinity Children's Centre, Aperdele Road, Leatherhead.
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