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Rusholme Health Centre, Walmer Street, Manchester, M14 5NP, Telephone: 0161 225 6699, Fax: 0161 248 4580

Nursing team

We have a team of six nurses and three healthcare assistants, providing a wide range of services.

Team member Role
Amina Suleiman Healthcare Assistant
Nurse Jennifer Senior Practice Nurse
Julia Herbison Healthcare Assistant
Nurse Laura Edgar Practice Nurse
Nurse Rebecca Clode Practice Treatment Room Nurse
Ruby Haq Healthcare Assistant
Raynor Jarrett Healthcare Assistant
Sister Sinead Peters (Team Leader) Practice Nurse
Sister Saima Sarwar Practice Nurse

What is a practice nurse?
A practice nurse is a qualified general nurse with additional specialist training in primary care. They are able to carry out the full range of nurse duties and also help patients with long-term conditions (e.g. diabetes, heart disease, asthma, chronic lung disease) to manage their illnesses better.

What is a practice nurse in training?
A trainee practice nurse is a qualified general nurse who is undertaking additional specialist training to become a practice nurse. They work under supervision to ensure that they always provide good, safe care.

What is a practice treatment room nurse?
A treatment room nurse is a qualified general nurse. They are able to carry out the full range of nurse duties such as dressings, immunisations, pill checks, weight management, smears, swabs, help to give up smoking and travel advice.

What is a healthcare assistant?
A healthcare assistant provides support to qualified nurses by carrying out specific procedures and giving advice. They are specially trained and usually have or are working towards a qualification. They can take blood, perform ECGs, give advice on a healthy lifestyle, test urine, measure blood pressure, height and weight and carry out health checks.


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