Nurses

Our practice nurses Clare Day (RGN) Jane Fox (RGN)  and Suzanne Nail (RGN) see patients for dressings, pill checks, cervical smears, family planning advice, immunisations (routine and travel) and other health matters such as Asthma Reviews.

Diana Jemmett and Michelle Nicholls are our Health Care Assistants. They undertake a variety of clinical tasks including taking blood samples, doing blood pressure checks, ear syringing, and giving flu jabs. Sarah Stewart is our Phlebotomist.

If you are not sure which member of the nursing team to see, please ask the receptionists and they will make sure that you are booked in with the right person.

Mrs Jane Fox (f)

JanePractice Nurse RGN

Jane trained at St. Thomas' Hospital, qualifying as a Registered General Nurse in 1983. She moved to community nursing in 1985 and then did her District Nursing certificate in 1987. Jane started Practice Nursing in 2006, joining Claremont in 2007. Her special clinical interest is Respiratory medicine and she is currently furthering her knowledge in Diabetes care. Jane is here all day on a Wednesday.

Mrs Clare Day (f)

Practicec Nurse  RGN

Clare joined Claremont Medical Centre in June 2014. She is an experienced Nurse with a broad skill set covering the full range of Practice Nursing. She undertook her training at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London and has worked in Community and General Hospitals as well as General Practice.  Clare works on a Tuesday. She has a particular interest in Children's Immunisations, Women’s Health and Family Planning/Sexual Health Services.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Diana Jemmett (f)

Diana_Jemmett_HCA

Diana joined Claremont Medical Centre in 2005 and originally worked as part of the front of house team. She undertook her training to become a phlebotomist in 2006 and has been taking bloods from patients ever since. In the last few years she has increased her clinical skill base and now performs ECGs, fits 24hr Blood Pressure Monitors, does NHS Health Checks, gives B12, flu and pneumococcal vaccinations, does Ear Syringing and facilitates the running of the diabetes clinics. Diana thoroughly enjoys patient interaction and finds it a far cry from her days trading the stock markets in the City!

Mrs Michelle Nicholls (f)

Michelle joined Claremont Medical Centre in 2009. She started as a receptionist and then developed her role to include more admin duties and became one of the prescriptions clerks. From this she developed an interest in the clinical aspect of patient care. She has since retrained to become a Health Care Assistant gaining her HCA Skills and Knowledge qualification and now is able to take bloods, perform ECG’s, undertakes NHS Health Checks and advises of the results, administers Flu, Pneumococcal and B12 injections and fits 24hr Blood Pressure Monitors.

Michelle has two children who take up a lot of her spare time, but she also runs a Brownie unit and looks after 4 others in her district. She enjoys swimming, Zumba, line dancing and socialising.

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