Baslow Health CentreChurch LaneBaslowDerbyshire, DE45 1SPTel: 01246 582216
MB BS DRCOG Dip Pall Med Dip Diabetes Dip FSRH
Qualified in 1985 in Nottingham. Joined the practice in 1998.
Interests: Trustee of the Helen Louise Lyon Trust
Clinics: Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri
MB BS BMedSci MRCGP DRCOG DFRSH LoC IUT LoC SDI
Clinics: Mon, Wed Thur & Fri
Clinics: Tue, Thu & Fri
Our practice nurses and health care assistant see patients by appointment and all appointments can be booked in advance. You will be offered an appointment with the most appropriate member of the team. They are involved in screening programmes as well as taking blood samples, ear syringing, routine blood pressure checks, undertaking cardiograms, spirometry, disease management, travel advice, contraceptive advice and cervical smears.
They can offer advice on numerous health topics.
RGN ENB 998
Healthcare Assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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. The Practice Manager is supported by the Assistant Practice Manager, Tor Martin-Siddall
The Care Co-Ordinator oversees the administration for the Care Team. They undertake work to identify patients at risk of admission and bring these patients to the attention of the team.
We have a dedicated team of reception staff who are here to help you. They make appointments, take messages, help with general enquiries and aim to offer a first class service to you.
The practice secretary will make sure the doctors’ referrals are sent promptly to the hospital or other referred services.
Our team of community nurses to care for patients but they also see patients at the surgery. They arrange their own appointments and can be contacted by calling them on a direct line 01246 584903 (answerphone if out of the office).
The Community Matron is based at the surgery who can be contacted via reception. Community Matrons were introduced in 2004 by the government. At Baslow, the Community Matron has become a very important part of the primary care team in identifying those with complex medical needs who are sometimes struggling to remain independent and to identify the extra support that may be needed and keep in regular contact.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Health Visitors can be contacted by calling reception and leaving a message.
Dispensary staff are able to take telephone enquiries between 12:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 15:00 on 01246 582366. This ensures that they are not disturbed during busy morning and afternoon surgeries. Outside of these times a message can be left and, if an emergency, a member of the dispensary will call you back when free. Please telephone on 01246 582216 to leave an urgent message.
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