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Are you interested in joining our Patient Group? 

We meet every other month and discuss how the Practice may be improved to better meet your needs. Click the Patient Group link below for more information. 

Pharmacists

Mr Gerry Diamond (m)

Our Pharmacy Practitioner is employed by the Practice and works within Marton Medical Practice premises at Whitegate Health Centre. He is NOT attached to the chemist shop within our building.

His role is to support the practice and our Doctors with Medicines Management

He is available to help our patients with a range of issues including the management of a range of long-term health problems,  patients on complex regimes or large numbers of different treatments including pain management.

He is happy to support patients needing advice or having problems such as side effects with their medicine.

Reviewing medication for our patients, including patients with complex regimes is an important part of his role as Medicines Management Pharmacist. 

Community Midwives

The Community Midwife is based in Whitegate Health Centre and runs our weekly
antenatal clinic on Wednesday mornings. She sees expectant mothers in clinic by
appointment and visits

Community Nurses

The District Nursing Team is based in Whitegate Health Centre. They aim to provide high quality, effective nursing care for patients in the community and offer specialist wound care; Palliative Care for those who are terminally ill, and support for family and carers; advice and support for people with chronic illnesses; nutritional care and advice; access to specialist equipment; instruction on self care to enable patients to manage their own care. The practice receptionists forward all messages for the team.
The Community Matron and her Team are based in Whitegate Health Centre and provide specialist nursing care for patients with Chronic Conditions, in their own home. The practice receptionists forward all messages for the team.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors are fully qualified nurses and Community Specialist Practitioners in Public Health. They provide advice on health care, particularly for expectant mothers and pre-school children. They are based in Whitegate Health Centre and you can speak to them by telephoning 953025 or 953026.

 
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