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Nurses

Nurse Mandy Nesfield (f)

Mandy Nesfield qualified as a registered nurse from York University in 2003.  She spent 2 years working in a Stroke Unit, before moving to Shetland, with her family in 2005.  She has been based at the Gilbert Bain Hospital, on Ward 3 and Ronas Ward, until taking up the post as practice nurse in November 2012.

 

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.

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Christie Dougherty (f)

Ms. Christie Dougherty has recently joined the health centre team as a Healthcare Support Worker.  Christie will be working with the Practice Nurse, Mandy Nesfield, on a weekly basis.  She also shares her time with the Yell Health Centre.  Christie will be taking blood samples, ECGs, height and weight as well as blood pressure readings. 

 
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