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.
Nurse Prescriber

Nardia Buck

Nurse Prescriber

Nurse Prescriber

Roxanne Gore

Nurse Prescriber

Practice Nurse

Stephanie Stephens

Practice Nurse

Nurse Prescriber

Debra Cockle

Nurse Prescriber

Anticoagulation

Debbie has a background in women’s health and district nursing and has more than 10 years of experience in working in general practice. Debbie leads our anticoagulant service, is an independent nurse prescriber and is also qualified at Masters level in assessment and diagnostics.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Settle

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

General Nursing, Prescriber, Chrnoc 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.

Nurse

Lisa Coombes

Nurse

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.

Practice Nurse

Lynne Rice

Practice Nurse

Lynne is one of the practice nurses and has many years of experience in general practice nursing as well as a background in midwifery. Lynne’s special interests include women’s health and chronic diseases. She has recently qualified as an independent nurse prescriber.

Nurse

Lesley Grundy

Nurse

Minor Surgery

Lesley has a background in minor surgery, she teaches at Salford and delivers excellent minor surgery for Beacon.

Nurse

Beth Foster

Nurse

Beth Foster R.G.N, BSc Adult Nursing Beth has recently joined the team as a practice and is rapidly developing her skills in the role. Beth has undertaken training in respiratory conditions and vaccinations. The practice is supporting her to develop further in the future to include cytology training and diabetes.

Nurse Manager Advanced Nurse Practitioner

John Stephens

Nurse Manager Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Parctitioner, Head of nursing.

John has extensive experience in community care. John is head of nursing at Beacon Primary Care