Healthcare Assistants

The role of the healthcare assistant is to help with the workload of the practice nurses giving them free appointments for more time-consuming procedures. You can book in healthcare assistants for blood tests, blood pressure monitoring, new patient checks, pill checks, ear syringing, spirometrys,  ECGs and other follow up appointments, which may be advised by a GP, eg. Cardio Vascular Risk Assessments, healthy diet advice, etc.