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Practice Nurse

Job Description

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Abbey Medical are looking to recruit enthusiastic, flexible and motivated Practice Nurse to assist our clinical team in providing quality care to our patients including treatment, preventative care, screenings and patient education.

Abbey is a progressive, innovative and well organised practice, providing first class NHS primary care to our socially and culturally diverse patient population, with a list size of approx. 11,100 patients.

We are a friendly and professional team of three GP Partners, five Salaried GP’s, one Practice Nurse, one HCA and one Phlebotomist.

We work from bright, modern and spacious premises.

Abbey is a training practice on the UCLH and St Marys schemes: we usually have 2-3 registrars in the practice at any one time.

As a Practice Nurse you will be responsible for the delivery of general practice nursing to the whole practice population. The focus of the role is both the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients presenting with long term condition, and the provision of preventative healthcare to the practice population. You will work collaboratively within the general practice team to meet the needs of patients and support the delivery of the services.

You will be expected to demonstrate clinical and communication skills to a high standard and a commitment to improving nursing practice through ongoing personal and professional development.

The following are examples of what the post holder would be expected to perform:

  • Travel immunisations and advice
  • Ear syringing
  • Asthma / COPD reviews
  • Diabetic reviews
  • Routine immunisations for childhood Immunisations and
  • Travel immunisations and advice
  • Infection Control duties
  • Basic wound care / ulcer care/ removal of sutures/swabs
  • ECG’s
  • New Patient Checks
  • Urinalysis
  • Peak Flow Readings
  • Venepuncture
  • Blood pressure management
  • Spirometry
  • To manage stocks of clinical supplies and vaccines


  • Clinical supervision
  • Supportive team work
  • Personal Development and update courses
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Dedicated Education, Management and Clinical MDT meetings.
  • High QOF achievement and involved in local CCG and LMC.
  • Paperlight with active computer management (EMIS Web, Docman)
    Salary will be negotiable, will include MDU membership fees and will be based on experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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