Huntley Mount Medical Centre, Huntley Mount Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 6JATel: 0161 7616677
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Patients can make an appointment to have their blood tests completed at our Phlebotomy Clinics on Monday and Thursday mornings. Please call the surgery for an appointment and then ring the surgery one week after you have completed your blood tests for your results.
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 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 make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our practice pharmacist supports the nurse team and runs clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, COPD and Diabetes. She can also conduct medication reviews and advice on health matters, including contraception and healthy lifestyles.
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 Trainers run clinics on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons by appointment only. Services include Smoking Cessation Clinics, Alcohol Support Clinics, Drug Advice and Referrals, Health and Well-being Clinics and Dietary Advice. Ask at reception for details.
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