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Church Lane Health CentreChurch LaneNew RomneyKent, TN28 8ERTel: 01797 364756
Lucy Thompson - Lead Nurse Practitioner
Karen Moore - Nurse Practitioner
Jo Bull - Paediatric Nurse Practitioner
A Nurse Practitioner is a qualified nurse who has undertaken advanced education and training in the assessment and treatment of patients suffering from a wide range of common or minor illnesses. A Nurse Practitioner can diagnose and prescribe, will arrange investigations and make referrals to other health professionals. They may also refer patients to the doctor if appropriate.
Julie Restell - Lead Nurse
Suzanne Cole - Practice Nurse
Melanie Smith - Respiratory Nurse
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.
Tracy Hardy - Health Care Assistant
Tracy Hardy - Phlebotomist
Dr Neil Poplett - Director of Clinical Services
Lucie Dodd - Operations Manager
Barbara Jeffrey - Head of Quality and Professional Standards
Amy Hasler - Clinical Administration Mananger
Dawn Waddell - Reception Manager
Sophie Williams - Assistant Operations Manager
Our receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses.
The midwife is based at New Romney Children’s Centre, Craythorne Lane, New Romney, for Church Lane patients, and Dymchurch Children’s Centre, Dymchurch Primary School, for Dymchurch patients.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Health visitors are based at New Romney Children’s Centre, Craythorne Lane, New Romney, for Church Lane patients, and Dymchurch Children’s Centre, Dymchurch Primary School, for Dymchurch patients.
Claire Osborne - Paramedic Practitioner
Ewald Withers - Paramedic Practitioner
Lea Barnes - Visiting Nurse
Chiropodist - appointments are available for diabetic patients only and are made via the specialist nurse.
Counsellor - referrals can be made through the doctors or nurse practitioners.
Physiotherapist - appointments are made via the doctor.