Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
We have seven Practice nurses who cover routine appointments for the following:
Dressing and wound care
Immunisations and vaccinations
Travel (please remember to book well in advance as we only have a limited number of appointments)
Some of our nurses also specialise in the following:
Baby and child immunisation
Cervical cytology and well-woman screening
Cardiac disease monitoring
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) monitoring
Sian Davies qualified as a registered nurse from Southampton University in 2007. She worked closely with Wistaria and Milford Surgeries as a district nurse, before joining the practice nursing team in 2014, based at Wistaria Surgery. She then took on the role as lead nurse at Milford Medical Centre in November 2015. From January 2018 Sian has become lead nurse for both sites.
Sian has an interest in tissue viability and you may see her when attending your cardiac and respiratory reviews or bringing your babies in for their routine immunisations. Sian lives in Milford and is kept busy outside of work by her three young boys.