Annmarie is a registered nurse with both a prescribing qualification and RCN validated Masters level Advanced Nurse Practitioner qualification.
Can see assess, diagnose, examine, manage, prescribe, order investigations, interrupt results and refer patients of any age with a wide variety of both acute and long term medical conditions as well as health promotion. Works as an autonomous practitioner providing care as part of a multidisciplinary team meeting patients medical and nursing needs.
Has ongoing support and supervision from doctors within the practice.
Provide care to pregnant women if this involves assessment of the pregnancy.
Sign Medical Certificates (only doctors can do this by law).
Complete medical examinations for the purpose of employment or insurance.
Shalini is a registered pharmacist by background who has completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice and further completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice. She is also a prescriber.
She can see patients over the age of 5 for multiple undifferentiated diagnosis. Her duties include assessing and managing patients autonomously, prescribing where required, ordering investigations and making appropriate referrals.
She sees patients with minor ailments, acute and long term medical conditions and conducts medication reviews and advises on healthy lifestyle and diet. All doctors continue to support her with supervision within the practice.
Can’t do list:
Care provision to children below the age of 5 and pregnant patients
Sign medical certificates (only doctors can do this by law)
Complete medical examinations for the purpose of employment or insurance
Initiation of contraceptives (able to provide repeat prescriptions)