Practice Nurse Services
PRACTICE NURSE SERVICES
Doctors of Coburg North is fully supported by experienced Division 1 Registered Practice Nurse.
Our nurses participate in Continuous Professional Development activities to keep up to date with best practice guidelines, ensuring you receive the best possible care.
Other Services Provided by our Nurse include:
Triage and Emergency Care
Our nurse is trained in triaging, helping prioritise patients according to urgency, giving the best possible assessment and care.
All our nurses are highly experienced in acute and chronic wound management and follow current evidence based practice. They also remove sutures and assist in minor surgical procedures.
Our nurses play an essential role, not just in assisting with the administration of vaccines, but also with reporting to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) and in providing patient education and addressing questions and concerns surrounding immunisation.
Health assessments assist the doctors in implementing health promotion activities and preventative measures for optimal patient health and wellbeing. Our nurses are available to perform Health assessments for all patients over the age of 75.
Our nurses assist in implementing and monitoring GP management plans (GPMPs) and Team care arrangements (TCAs). We work closely with our team of Allied Health Team to provide you with the best health care.
Our Doctors have completed an accredited course in this procedure to ensure it is carried out in the safest manner under best practice guidelines.
Our doctors have completed an accredited course to ensure a high quality of care in applying casts
Pap tests are performed by our female doctor.
Doctors of Coburg North is fully equipped with an ECG machine on site. Our doctors and nurses are fully trained in ECG Monitoring. These services are free of charge.
Our nurses support our doctors in providing diabetes care and education to optimise health and well-being.
Our doctors and nurses are able to provide asthma education and support for adults and children with asthma and other respiratory conditions.