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Bruce Medical Centre, 2 Pollock Street, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, ML4 1QDTel: 01698 747666
Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP's) are highly skilled and very experienced members of the team. The ANP's are available each day of the week where they deal with many aspects including the ability to triage and carry out examinations and prescribe medications as necessary.
Here at Bruce Medical Centre we have 2 Practice Nurses, Sister Carole Malone and Louisa Gaughan. Bot of our nurses cover a wide variety of disciplines such as appointments for the following issues: Chronic Disease Management, including Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, Chronic Heart Disease, Hypertension, Well Woman and Well Man health checks.
The Practice nurses are fully qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, cervical smears, blood test taking, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, and travel vaccinations.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for making appointments and general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists follow practice protocols set by the doctors to help provide best patient care. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions/ prescription enquiries, hospital referrals/enquiries.
We have Community Staff that are attached to the practice including
The above staff are located between Bellshill and Viewpark Health Centre.