Our Receptionists may ask you for brief details when you request an appointment - please follow the link below to find out why (courtesy of RCGP)
Why do Receptionists ask what's wrong with me?
RGN, BA Nursing, Independent Prescriber
RGN, BSc Nursing, Independent Prescriber
|Mrs Debbie McFarlane (f)|
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.
Health and Wellbeing Nurse
A Registered Mental Health Nurse is available from 09.00am - 4.30pm a Monday and Thursday to provide a short assessment and advice session for adults experiencing mental health issues/distress or substance/alcohol concerns that are affecting everyday life. Each session will last approximately 30 minutes and will promote self-help and self management, identify community support networks and refer to appropriate third sector/statutory services if appropriate. Please call Brechin Health Centre for an appointment 01356 624411
EN RGN Asthma & COPD Diploma
|Miss Lois Mitchell (f)|
|Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.|