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Nurse Practitioners

Emma Betts

Emma

I am a Nurse Practitioner with a background in minor injuries. I am able to refer patients to other disciplines in secondary care (hospital consultants and investigations) as well as prescribing medication.
My hobbies include running, being out and about with my dog, spending time at home with my family and gardening.

Derek Naden

Derek

I have been at Elmwood for 21 years, firstly as a Practice Nurse and now as a Nurse Practitioner, having spent several years in accident and emergency nursing.

I have an interest in chronic disease management and acute illness and injury.

I am married with two grown up children and enjoy all sport, especially golf, walking, football and pilates. I also enjoy caravanning.

Jill Chapman

I am the newest member of the nurse team but have worked locally in General Practice for over 25 years.

I am a Nurse Practitioner but also advise on chronic disease management. I enjoy the variety of work each day especially women’s health and diabetes.

Outside of work I enjoy swimming, cycling and holidays.

Nurses

Kerry Prince

Kerry

I have been a practice nurse at Elmwood since 2010 and prior to this worked at Derby City Hospital specialising in gynaecology. I enjoy a varied role advising on chronic disease management and annual reviews, baby immunisation, women’s health and much more.

I am the mother of two teenage girls and enjoy losing myself in a good book. I also love animals, holidays and socialising.

Healthcare Assistants

The Healthcare Assistant supports the practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as  blood pressure measurement, wound checks, suture removal and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Angie Palmer

Angie

My role as a Health Care Assistant is very varied and includes doing ECGs, taking blood samples (in an emergency), blood pressure monitoring, wound care, spirometry, NHS health checks, new patient interviews and ear syringing.

I am City & Guilds NVQ qualified in Health and Social Care, level 3 and work closely under the supervision of the GPs and nurse team.

Outside of work I enjoy travelling, theatre, music and socialising with my family and many friends.

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