Health Care Assistants

  • The unsung heroes of primary care, these clinicians are the foundations for health screening / prevention. So much more than Assistants

  • Skills Include:

  • Blood taking

  • Near patient testing for warfarin dosing.

  • Spirometry (breathing tests)

  • Urinalysis

  • New patient screens

  • Risk assessment for heart disease / stroke.

  • Wound management

  • Notes summarisation

  • Medicines Management

  • Wound Care

  • Blood pressure checks

  • Immunisation.

  • Disability mental health checks.

Christine is our longest serving health care assistant living most of her life in Skelmersdale and started working for Beacon Primary care in 2001.Christine has a great deal of experience and knowledge. Christine assists and organises our minor surgery service and delivers a wide range of services including phlebotomy, chronic disease clinics, new patient checks and learning disability assessments.

Health Care Assistant

Christine Edwards

Katrina has expertise in many areas including anticoagulant monitoring, proactive care planning and delivering practice based clinics including phlebotomy and chronic disease management clinics.

Health Care Assistant

Katrina Cox

Jen is an enthusiastic member of the health care assistant team working within the anticoagulant service participating in home visits as well as delivering care within the practice including phlebotomy, chronic disease clinics, new patient checks and cardiovascular disease assessment.

Health Care Assistant

Jennifer Tinsley

Michaela has many years of experience, working in primary care and her role includes phlebotomy, chronic disease clinics, new patient checks and cardiovascular disease assessments.

Health Care Assistant

Michaela Norton

Liz is a well regarded by the patients she cares for and works exclusively at our North Meols sites. Liz has a wide range of skills including chronic disease management, phlebotomy, anticoagulant monitoring and medicines management.

Health Care Assistant

Elizabeth Pointon

Lorraine has a background in dermatology and secondary care and has transferred her skills to primary care. Lorraine delivers a wide range of services including cardiovascular disease assessment, chronic disease monitoring and also works within the anticoagulant service.

Health Care Assistant

Lorraine McCormick

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