Advanced Practitioners

We have an excellent multidisciplinary clinical team who support our GPs in looking after our patients.


Advanced Nurse Practitioners

An Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) is an experienced and highly educated Registered Nurse who manages the complete clinical care for their patient, not solely any specific condition. ANPs are educated at Masters Level in advanced practice. This level of practice is characterised by high level autonomous decision-making, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment (including prescribing), of patients with complex multi-dimensional problems. Decisions are made using high level expert knowledge and skills. This includes the authority to refer, admit and discharge within appropriate clinical areas. Working as part of the multidisciplinary team ANPs can work in or across all clinical settings, dependent on their area of expertise.

ShonaShona Gunn

Advanced Nurse Practitioner
MSc Advanced Nursing Practice (April 2020)
Dip/BSc Adult Nursing
Independent & Supplementary Prescriber

Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner

Our Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner is an integral part of our primary healthcare team. She is responsible for medicines management in order to optimise pharmaceutical care of patients. She overseas annual medication reviews providing advice to patients and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure the safe and effective use of medicines across all clinical conditions. She can prescribe and carries out phlebotomy (blood taking) during clinics.

KatieKatie Sim

Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner
MPharm, PGDip
Independent Prescriber

First Contact Physiotherapist

Our First Contact Physiotherapist can assess, diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions of the spine, arms, hands and legs using her specialist knowledge and experience in these conditions. You may be given exercises and advice to help your condition or could be referred for further investigation and/or treatment. This service is for patients aged 16 years and over

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MichelleMichelle Coghill

First Contact Physiotherapist
BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP
Orthopaedic Medicine Diploma in Injection Therapy

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