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Nurse Practitioners

Sister Avril Smith (f)

Avril brings a wealth of experience with her from many different roles within the NHS. She is an experienced Nurse and can prescribe.

She has specific interests in Chronic Illnesses such as Asthma & COPD and is the  Diabetes lead for the practice.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Lynne Speirs (f)

Lynne has many years experience as a Healthcare Assistant and Joined Bursledon Surgery in 2001. She can check blood pressure, take blood from patients (Phlebotomy), perform ECG's, do simple dressings, arrange and test urine specimens to go to the laboratory, and give certain injections.

She is involved in giving advice and management of some chronic conditions, and give support for healthy lifestyle with regard to diet, exercise and smoking. She also assists Dr. Ding in the Minor Surgery clinics.

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