Welcome to Gemma Baines, our newest member of staff to join our Clinical Team.
Gemma is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, who has the freedom and authority to act, making autonomous decisions in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients. She can prescribe medications as well make referrals to secondary care (hospitals for example). She is able to authorise blood tests, ECGs etc.
Gemma's appointment will help to make more GP appointments available, as she supplements a GP role.
Her qualifications are as follows:
- Advanced Diploma in Adult Nursing
- BMedSci in Adult Nursing
- Facilitating learning in Practice and a sign-off Mentor.
- Advanced Physical Assessment course (Masters level 7)
- Non-medical prescribing (Masters level 7)
Gemmas special interests are: Dementia and Long-Term Conditions.