Specialist Nurses

Frailty Nurse – Sarah Walbrin


Sarah has a wealth of community and district nurse experience. She joined the practice in 2016 as the Frailty lead and is introducing the new Dorset Care Plan to the surgery. Previously you may have seen Sarah around in the village as the DN Sister for the surgery.


Since taking on her new role, Sarah has undertaken a qualification in advanced history taking and clinical assessment. Sarah is also the Wound management lead for the practice and runs two specialist wound clinics each week.


Sarah works independently visiting patients in their own home as well as in the surgery. She chairs the monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings, working closely with the practice staff receiving referrals from many avenues, including the local pharmacy.  Sarah is able to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet a patient’s health and quite often social needs. Clear assessments and plans are put in place to help her patients manage their complex health needs. As the chair of the surgeries multi-disciplinary team meetings she will often refer and work with other members of the healthcare team as appropriate, and ultimately where ever possible preventing that hospital admission.


Nurses

Katie Trickett - Practice Nurse


Katie joined us in 2017 from Poole hospital where she worked as a senior nurse in respiratory medicine. Katie has the Practice Nurse Diploma and is the Respiratory lead for the practice, she is currently undertaking further study in Asthma.


Samantha Fysh - Practice Nurse


Sam joined us in 2018, she come from a Practice Nurse background, recently completing her back to nursing course at Bournemouth University; she is now undertaking the Practice Nurse Diploma and is the Diabetes lead for the practice.


Both Katie and Samantha do childhood immunisations, vaccinations, wound care, post operative care, ear care, injections and cervical smears.


Carol Janes – Locum Practice Nurse


Carol helps cover holidays and study leave. Carol has a wealth of Practice Nurse and Community Nursing experience.

Health Practitioners

Ms Sarah Brewster

Sarah Brewster joined us as a general practice Paramedic in November 2021.  

Healthcare Assistants

Elise Rogers - Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist


Elise joined the practice in June 2012 having previously worked in the retail industry but changed to a domiciliary care role before joining the practice as a receptionist then trained as a Phlebotomist with other Health Care Assistant duties, now Elise is also coordinating the Tracker Service: that includes contacting elderly and vulnerable patients to suggest or give advice on relevant services that may assist in providing an appropriate level of supportive care.


Carolyn Davy - Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist


Carolyn joined as a Healthcare Assistant in March 2020 and has added  phlebotomy to her skill set.


Phlebotomists

Sue Kenny – Phlebotomist


Sue has been with the practice for 15 years as well as administration and dispensary responsibilities, Sue also runs phlebotomy clinics.

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