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

Elsie is our longest serving nurse and has gained a wealth of experience over the years specialising in long term chronic conditions for example diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Elsie is an independent nurse prescriber.

Nurse Prescriber

Elsie Roberts

COPD Diabetes

Nurse Prescriber

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.

Nurse Prescriber

Debra Cockle

Anticoagulation

Nurse

Marjorie also has a background in district nursing and administers childhood immunisations in the practice.

Nurse

Marjorie Mason

Nurse

Janet has a long history working in district nursing and primary care. Janet currently administers childhood immunisations within our baby clinics and has real expertise and a friendly, gentle approach to working with children and babies.

Nurse

Janet Wareing

Childhood Imms

Nurse

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.

Nurse

Lisa Coombes

Anticoagulation, Primary Care Nursing

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

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.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Rebecca Settle

General Nursing, Prescriber, Chrnoc disease management

Nurse

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

Nurse

Lesley Grundy

Minor Surgery

Nurse Prescriber

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 Prescriber

Lynne Rice

Nurse

Pam has a background in district nursing before she began working as a practice nurse. Pam has recently completed a sexual health course and has expertise in this area as well as having a special interest in the management or respiratory conditions.

Nurse

Pam Bradley

Smears Health Checks

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

Beth Foster

Nurse Manager Advanced Nurse Practitioner

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

Nurse Manager Advanced Nurse Practitioner

John Stephens

Advanced Parctitioner, Head of nursing.

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitoner

Kerry is a trainee advanced nurse practitioner and is currently studying for an MSc in advanced clinical practice. Kerry has a background in mental health and specialises in this area with experience in working in acute care, community and prison settings. Kerry is developing her skills in assessment and diagnosis of physical conditions and would like to develop further skills in women’s health and sexual health. Kerry is also undertaking the non- medical prescribing course in the near future

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitoner

Kerry Gowan

Mental Health

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Alison is a trainee advanced nurse practitioner and is working towards a Masters qualification in advanced clinical practice. Alison has a professional interest in dermatology and has previously worked as dermatology specialist nurse. Whist undertaking her course Alison aims to gain experience of working as an autonomous practitioner to include being able to prescribe as a non-medical prescriber.

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Alison Barton

Advanced Nurse Practitoner

Sarah has a background in acute care specialising in alcohol related liver disease, working as a ward manager in gastroenterology. Sarah recently was practicing as a community matron and joins Beacon Primary Care as an advanced nurse practitioner. Special interests include liver disease and health education. Sarah hopes to develop nurse led care/nursing home ward rounds.

Advanced Nurse Practitoner

Sarah Haywood

Care of the elderly, Care Homes

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