Treatment Room Services

The treatment room nurses carry out many procedures including; blood tests, ear syringing, injections, blood pressure checks, dressing of wounds.

Patients are referred to the treatment room by the doctor or Practice Nurse. Patients will be assessed for suitability and eligibility by a health care professional before receiving treatment, such as ear irrigation.

Due to high demand there may be a waiting list. Your name will be added to the waiting list and you will be contacted in due course.

Wound management

  • Leg ulcer assessment/Doppler Check
  • Lacerations
  • Post operative wound checks
  • Post avulsion of toe nail care (podiatry)
  • Suture/staple removal
  • Burns
  • Wound assessment
  • Steristrip application

Skin care – treatment and advice

  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Sunburn
  • Skin disorders

Injections and vaccines

  • B12
  • Aranesp
  • Zoladex
  • Sustanon
  • Prostap
  • Revaxis (not for travel)

Specimen/swab collection

  • Swabs for infection i.e. wound, throat, ear and eye
  • Mycology sampling (hair samples, skin samples)
  • Sputum collection

Ear care

  • Ear care clinic – assessment/Advice/Ear irrigation

Eye care

  • Advice, swabbing and eye drops

Other clinical interventions

  • Blood pressure as part of medication monitoring (related to treatment room care only)
  • Taking emergency samples for CDM patients (urgent blood sample required following lab results)
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Advice
  • Pulse
  • Temperature
  • Teaching patients self care
  • Liaising and consulting with other health professionals