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Nurse Practitioners

Amanda Monsell

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Amanda J Monsell  MSc; BSc (Hons); PGCE; RGN; RMN; SPQ (GP); V300.

Interests: Female health; cardiovascular disease; hypertension; mental health; children’s ailments; lifestyle management.

Amanda is the Clinical Lead for the nursing team within the practice and has a wealth of experience having worked in North Cardiff Medical Centre for over 20 years.  She is dual trained and is qualified as both a general and a mental health nurse and holds a Specialist Practitioner Qualification in General practice Nursing.

She has recently returned full time from a secondment at Cardiff University where she taught across the nursing curriculum (teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students) and was primary aligned to the non-medical prescribing modules.

She has successfully undertaken a Master’s degree in Advanced Clinical practice which enables her to see and manage patients independently with previously undiagnosed conditions.  She is a qualified non-medical prescriber, can order appropriate tests and x-rays as well as having access to refer patients into the hospital as and when necessary. This advanced nursing role is modelled on the American system, which has been in operation since the 1960s. In order to provide complete healthcare, Nurse Practitioners:

·  Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations

·  Diagnose and treat common health problems

·  Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma

·  Promote positive health behaviours and self-care skills through education and counselling

·  Collaborate with the General Practitioners and other health professionals

Nurse Practitioners are registered nurses (RGN) who have completed an additional three-year Honours Degree supported by advanced clinical training. Their role is modelled on the American system, which has been in operation since the 1960s. In order to provide complete healthcare, Nurse Practitioners:

  • Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations
  • Diagnose and treat common health problems
  • Diagnose, treat and monitor chronic health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma
  • Promote positive health behaviours and self-care skills through education and counselling
  • Collaborate with the General Practitioners and other health professionals
Natalie Kempshall

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Bullingham

Nurse Practitioner

Nurses

Ruth Sutton
Practice Nurse.
Dip Adult Nursing (Cardiff School of Nursing 1997), Dip Respiratory Health (Asthma Recource Centre, Llandough 2007), BSc (SPQ) Gpn Community Health Studies (University of Glamorgan 2010), Community Prescriber (University of Glamorgan 2010).

Interests: Respiratory health covering asthma, COPD and spirometry, dementia, epilepsy.

Other areas covered are cardiovascular disease, hypertension, wound management including dopplers, cytology, travel health, smoking cessation and child immunisation clinic.

Rachel Balchan

Practice Nurse

Hannah Crabtree

Practice Nurse

Fiona Morse

Practice Nurse

The practice nurse team are highly trained and provide many of our services as well as assisting doctors in surgery and during minor operations. Practice nurses have a wide range of expertise and conduct various clinics such as those for asthmatics and diabetics.

Healthcare Assistants

Clare Trace
Nari Nasir
 
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