Allied Health Professionals
A nurse practitioner is a fully qualified and registered nurse who has taken a further degree course to practice medicine at an advanced level. Their unique combination of years of hands on nursing experience and higher qualifications enable nurse practitioners to treat many illnesses and long-term conditions, both physical and mental.
They can recommend treatment plans for a wide range of acute and chronic diseases and provide appropriate treatment, including the prescribing of medication and where necessary refer patients to specialists and other healthcare professionals, eg physiotherapists, counsellors, and dietitians. They see all patients and specialises in coronary heart disease, asthma and family planning.
First Contact Physiotherapist
Mrs Jehan Yehia works as a first contact physiotherapist