Leyburn Medical Practice
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NURSE PRACTITIONER SERVICE

 

 

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A Nurse Practitioner is a highly skilled nurse who has undergone training and education usually at degree or master level.

 

 

What can she do?

  • Undertake assessment and clinical management of patients with health problems or illness;
  • Take a health history;
  • Perform clinical examinations;
  • Diagnose and treat many illnesses and conditions;
  • Arrange blood tests, xrays and referral to hospital doctors;
  • Give advice and guidance on other health related issues.

If she is unable to help you she will arrange for one of our doctors to see you.

About our Nurse Practitioner... Lisa Kitson

 

Lisa qualified as a registered nurse in 1994 at St James Hospital in Leeds. Since this time she has worked in and around the West  Yorkshire area. She has spent the majority of her career working in primary care, initially as a Community Nurse before spending a number of years in Practice Nursing.  She is an experienced nurse and has worked as a Nurse Practitioner for 6 years.

 

Lisa holds a first degree in Community Health Care Nursing and a Masters Degree in Advanced Practice.  She has also been a Nurse Prescriber since 2003.

Her clinical interests include Respiratory Disease, Dermatology and Sexual health. Lisa has a keen interest in teaching and has done a lot of work over the past year improving services for patients with respiratory disease.

 

Making an Appointment

Appointments to see Lisa can be made online and at Reception in the usual ways. Her regular surgery times are:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Mornings: 8.30am - 11.30am
Afternoons: 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Lisa will also holds Clinics for patients with Asthma, COPD and Hypertension and is available for telephone advice.

 

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