At Milestone Surgery we have always valued the ongoing long-term relationship between the doctor and patient. We believe that this vastly improves the medical care of patients by being aware of the past medical history. The doctors here have therefore always had “personal lists” which means that almost always, patients will see their usual named GP each time they need to see a doctor. The only exceptions to this are when the doctor is unavailable due to holiday, training etc. This usual doctor is able to take responsibility for the coordination of all appropriate services needed for your medical care. You will be told who your usual doctor is when you register with us. If you are not certain who your usual doctor is, please feel free to ask and our staff will be more than happy to let you know.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Our nurses are Claire, George, Alison & Ruth
Since April 2015 our Nurse Prescriber Alison holds a Minor Illness clinic. For more information, please see the 'Minor Illness Clinic' page.
Healthcare assistants Becca, Claire B and Lisa S support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (taking blood tests), warfarin monitoring tests, blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.