Beacon Primary Care Nurses
Primary Care Nursing requires fast thinking, the ability to consider multiple conditions in a short space of time, flexibility and the ability to work across a diverse team. Beacon has a diverse team of Primary Care nurses that who work together to better the practice and their own development. The team has an ethos of sharing and we take appraisal and peer review seriously. We are proud of the generalist and specialist skills that have changed the lives of so many patients.
Our Nursing team is listed below in order of length of service.
Rebecca SettleAdvanced Nurse Practitioner
General Nursing, Prescriber, Chronic disease management
Rebecca has a background in district nursing and is undertaking the Masters pathway in order to practice as an advanced nurse practitioner. Rebecca is an independent nurse prescriber and has special interests including chronic kidney disease and liver disease. Rebecca is involved in teaching and training and is herself on course to finish her masters degree.
Anticoagulation, Primary Care Nursing
Lisa is a practice nurse working mainly in our anticoagulant service. Lisa not only runs clinics in surgeries, she plans and carries out home visits and undertakes annual reviews and quality control testing.
Amy MeredithPractice Nurse
Nardia BuckNurse Prescriber
Nardia is a qualified nurse prescriber and registered midwife who undertakes all of our baby checks and post-natal checks. Nardia has undertaken the clinical examination and diagnostics course.
Lesley has a background in minor surgery, she teaches at Salford and delivers excellent minor surgery for Beacon.
Beth is our practice nurse who leads on our clinical indicators for chronic disease management to ensure all patients receive an adequate annual health review. Beth has undertaken courses in respiratory conditions, advanced diabetes and vaccinations and is also a qualified smear taker. Beth works from Milton House at Edge Hill University on a Monday afternoon providing a sexual health service for Edge Hill Students.
Joseph SheridanPractice Nurse
Joe is our newest practice nurse who joined us from his nurse training.