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Nurse Practitioners

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Here at The Oaks Medical Centre we have three Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP). Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners are nurses who have received further training to be able to diagnose and treat patients with minor illness and injuries. They also have the ability to prescribe for minor infections and refer patients to other health specialists.

Nurse Liz Goodman (f)

RGN (1992); Diploma Midwifery (1995); Foundations in Family Planning and Sexual Health (1999); BSC Hons, Community Specialist Practitioner Health Visitor route (2000); Independent Nurse Prescriber (2005), Minor illness course; Asthma Diploma; MSC Advanced Nurse Practice (2012). SHIP training (sexual health and contraception); STIFF training (sexual Health); Immunisation updates regards flu. Paediatric Dermatology 3/7 course at BHH 2014.

Nurse Helen Walker (f)

RGN, RSCN, Diploma in Community Studies , BSC (Hons) in Child Healt Studies, Independant Nurse Preacriber, Minor Illness Cerificate. Rotherham Ear Training Certificate, Cervical Cytology, Immunisation and Vaccines

Nurse Shirley Jobbins (f)

RGN,Diploma in midwifery, Diploma in health visiting, PGCCERT in case management for long term conditions with Advanced health Needs Assessment, MERIT Diabetes Course, qualification in Heart Failure, experience in COPD, Asthma, Contreception, Immunisation and sexual health.

Specialist Nurses

Nurse Lynn Walker (f)

Lynn Walker is our Diabetic Specialist Nurse. She has years of experience in the care and treatment of patients suffering from Diabetes. Lynn runs weekly clinics at the Shady Lane Surgery. For more information contact our Shady Lane Surgery.

Nurse Kelly Buckle (f)

Kelly Buckle is our Nurse Manager here at the Oaks Medical Centre. Kelly's job role involves both clinical and administration work in order to manage the day to day duties of our Nurses.

Nursing Diploma, RGN 2006. Trained in all chronic disease management ( COPD, Diabetes and Asthma) , vast experience in emergency care. Cervical cytology, Childhood Immunisations, Travel vaccinations, Ear care, Smoking cessation,  ECG, Phlebotomy. Assessors course.


Practice nurses are fully qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. Our practice nurses help to run weekly clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, COPD, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Nurse Mandy Fisher (f)

Nursing Diploma, RGN 2006. Diploma in COPD, Trained in all chronic disease management (COPD, Diabetes and Asthma) Cervical cytology, Childhood Immunisations, Travel vaccinations, Ear care, Smoking cessation, ECG and Phlebotomy.

Nurse Laura Freeman (f)

Nursing Diploma, RGN 1982. Cervical cytology, Childhood Immunisations, Travel vaccinations, Ear care, ECG, Phlebotomy

Nurse Charlene Brown (f)

Nursing Diploma 2011, Trained in Diabetes, Cervical Cytology, Child Immunisations, Travel Vaccinations, Ear care, ECG, Phlebotomy.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Amanda Brittle (f)
Sue Weaver (f)


Josie, our phlebotomist is a specialist health care assistant/ clinical worker whose main role is to collect blood samples from our patients for examination in laboratories. The results of which will help diagnosing any illness or diseases a patient may be suffering from.

Josie Regan (f)
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