Mr Omar Seedat (m)
Miss Bethany Astbury (f)
Our Pharmacy Practitioners are employed by the Practice and work within Marton Medical Practice premises at Whitegate Health Centre. They are NOT attached to the chemist shop within our building.
Their role is to support the practice and our Doctors with Medicines Management
They are 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.
They are 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 their role as Medicines Management Pharmacists.
Advanced Clinical Practitioners
Ms Jo Haslingden (f)
Mr David Mabaya (m)
Mr Omar Seedat (m)
Are our Advanced Clinical Practitioners. They have undertaken specialist training to Masters degree level and can see patients with undiagnosed problems, they can perform physical examinations, make a diagnosis, treat and refer patients in a similar way to a GP.
They work with patients to develop strategies to improve their health and prevent illness with health education and counselling. The Nurse Practitioner works closely with the Doctors and other members of the nursing team.
|During Pregnancy it is important for expectant mothers to be seen regularly to ensure that mother and baby are progressing well. Our Community Midwife, Pauline, runs our weekly antenatal clinic on Wednesday mornings. She sees expectant mothers in clinic by appointment and visits.|
|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.|
|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.|