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09.11.21 - we have received reports from Patient Access users and people who have never registered for the service that they have received Covid passport emails purporting to be from Patient Access.  We have received the following advice from Patient Access:

We advise users of Patient Access to check the name and email address of the sender, all emails from Patient Access will come via an email address that ends in @patientaccess.com. We advise users never to click on any log in links that you receive via email but to visit the site via the address bar of your browser instead so that you know you are on the genuine Patient Access log in page. You can find more information and guidance on our information security page here: https://www.patientaccess.com/security  

We strongly advise users to set up their Memorable Word security feature, as well as using biometrics (fingerprint ID) if they use the app.  

Email addresses used to register for Patient Access account are secure. We do not share any data and no data is ever saved or stored on any device you use to access Patient Access.

Flu vaccines 2021

Please contact the surgery if you wish to book an appointment for your flu vaccination.

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Park Practice is now a "Parkrun Practice". Full details of where and when the runs take place can be found on: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/eastbourne/

Park Practice is now an Armed Forces Veteran friendly accredited GP practice. More information can be found on:  https://www.sussexarmedforcesnetwork.nhs.uk/veteranreservists/ 

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/armed-forces-and-veterans-healthcare/veterans-nhs-mental-health-services/

Who is your GP?

All patients at Park Practice have a named, accountable GP who is responsible for patients’ overall care at the practice. Your named GP has been allocated to you by the practice. If you have a repeat prescription you can find the name of your allocated GP at the bottom of this. If you do not have a repeat prescription and you wish to know who your allocated GP is, please contact the practice.

 If you have a preference for a particular GP at the practice, talk to one of our receptionists. We will do our very best to accommodate your request, although this cannot be guaranteed due to the different workload of our GPs.

 

Nurse Practitioners

Mr Liam Stephens (m)

Liam specialises in long term conditions, Chronic Disease Management, such as Diabetes, Asthma, COPD and Heart Failure and Care of the Elderly.   Qualifications: RN. BA hons Advanced Nurse Practitioner P.G. Dip

Jess (f)

Jess qualified as a nurse in 2008 and joined the practice in March 2017.  Jess has undertaken her Nurse Practitioner qualification and graduated in July 2019, now working at Park Practice in this capacity.

Nurses

Niki

 Niki qualified from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London in 1990 and gained a BSc (hons) in Nursing Studies in 1998. She spent time working in London and Oxford before moving to Eastbourne to work for ten years in the urology department at the District General Hospital. Niki joined Park Practice in 2002 working part -time and combining this with school nursing.  Niki is the Lead Nurse for Park Practice and is also a Nurse Prescriber.


Jane (f)

Jane qualified as a nurse in 1982 and joined the practice in February 2017

Rebecca (f)

Rebecca qualified as a registered nurse in February 2014.  Since then Rebecca has worked as a community nurse, and has been the wound lead working closely with Tissue viability since July 2014

Caroline (f)

Caroline qualified as a nurse in 2006.  She has previous experience in a variety of hospital settings and started working at Park Practice in May 2021.

Health Practitioners

David Phillips (m)

Practice Employed Paramedic Practitioner

David joined the surgery in 2016 working for South East Coast Ambulance Service as a Specialist Paramedic in Urgent and Emergency Care.    

He qualified as a Paramedic in 2009 and after 3 years went on to graduate from St Georges University as a Specialist Paramedic/Paramedic Practitioner.  As a Paramedic Practitioner he is qualified in managing acute minor health conditions and minor injuries and is developing the provision of care plans and hospital avoidance in the surgery. David is also involved in monitoring and managing some long term conditions and social issues in our housebound patients.  

David works closely with the GP team and will support the duty Doctor with home visiting capacity and Urgent clinic appointments as well as more routing visits and clinics.

Healthcare Assistants

Lisa and Vicki are both specially trained in wound care having undertaken a 4 month diploma in Tissue Viability. As well as wound care they carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure checks, NHS Health Checks, pill and HRT checks, new patient checks and ECGs. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one and also assist Dr Harvey and Dr Price in minor surgery.

Lisa (f)

Assistant Practitioner

Lisa  has worked at Park Practice for 15 years and completed her foundation degree in Health and Social Care Practice in 2016.

Vicki (f)

Vicki  joined us in February 2012 having previously worked for the District Nursing Team.She has gained a Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

Katie (f)

Katie joined Park Practice in 2015.  Katie is a qualified Health Care Assistant.

Phlebotomists

Angela (f)

Angela is a qualified Phlebotomist and joined the practice in 2021.

 
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