Other medical staff

We are rightly proud of our outstanding, strong and comprehensive clinical team at Friarsgate. Their professional excellence ensures we are able to provide health support to all our patients, at all stages of their lives.

Meet the medical team who work alongside our GPs:

Primary Care Nurses

Our practice nurses work in direct liaison with the doctors to provide nursing care for our patients.

  • Lifestyle Management - weight control, exercise, diet and¬†stop smoking advice
  • Cervical Screening
  • Sexual Health Services
  • Travel Consultations
  • Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)¬†checks
  • Diabetes reviews
  • Cardiac checks
  • Treatment room appointments
  • Baby Immunisations
  • Minor Surgery

Our practice nurse team offers extended hours service at Friarsgate's main site. Please contact the reception team to make a convenient appointment.

Health Care Assistants

HCAs provide a range of services and assist the Practice Nurses in the provision of the above care.

Treatment Room Nurses

A nurse is available every morning and afternoon for dressings, removal of stitches and injections. To make an appointment, please ring our reception at the Medical Centre on 01962 871730.

Community Nurses

Our community nurses provide services for the housebound and chronically sick. You can contact the team between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday by calling The Hub on 01962 831010.

General Practice Registrars

We often have fully qualified doctors who have been employed in hospital medicine working with us. As part of their training, they join us for one year to gain experience of Primary Care.

Medical and Nursing Students

Occasionally medical and nursing students sit in on consultations and visits to gain experience in primary care. If you prefer to see the doctor alone, please tell the receptionist who can arrange it simply and without causing embarrassment.