Practice Nursing

General Nursing

The Practice Nurses are responsible for many lifestyle clinics and are also Involved In taking electrocardiograms (ECGs) and blood tests. They carry out a wide variety of clinics Including epilepsy, smear, blood pressure, International Normalised Ratio (INR), pill review and asthma.

Specialist Practice Nursing

They are responsible for the care of people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (emphysema and bronchitis), Diabetes and high blood pressure. These conditions should be monitored regularly and the specialist practice nurses can offer diagnostic testing, monitoring, support and advice. Clinics are run in Inverurie and Kintore.

Treatment Room Nurses

They provide a wide range of services in the health centre including wound dressing, immunisations, management of minor problems and injuries plus urine testing. Appointments can be made through the receptionists.