Nurse Practitioners

Our Nurse Practioners work alongside the doctors treating minor ailments, prescribing medications and making secondary care referrals where appropriate. The type of ailments they can treat include: Earache, Sinusitis, Hayfever, Tonsillitis, Sore Throat, Flu symptoms, Chesty Cough, Asthma, Laryngitis, Conjunctivitis, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Rashes, Stings, Abscess, Athletes Foot, Eczema, Shingles/Chicken Pox, Emergency Contraception, Cystitis, Vaginal discharge, Back pain, Stiff Neck, Pulled Muscles, Frozen Shoulder.  

Garstang Medical Practice's Nurse Practioners are:

Mandy Guthrie – RGN, TNCC, BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner, Independent and Supplementary Nurse Prescribe, Diploma in Family Planning and Sexual Health

Catherine Hutchings – RGN, BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner, Diploma in Critical Care, Independent and Supplementary Nurse Prescriber, Family Planning, RCGP in Dermatology

Martin McDonald - RGN, PG Cert Nurse Practitioner, BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner, RCN - Advanced Practice Certification, Independent Prescriber

Gayle Billington - B Med Sci (hons) Nursing Studies, Advanced Certificate in General Intensive Care, PG Diploma in Community Specialist Practice, Advanced Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing, Certificate in Preparation of Mentors, PG Certificate in Enhanced Clinical Practice.


Nursing Staff

We have an excellent team of nurses, with a wealth of individual specialisms and expertise.

Lesley Hardman RGN - Chronic Disease Specialist Nurse - Diabetes, Respiratory

Ruth Beal RGN - Chronic Disease Specialist Nurse - Respiratory

Eileen Sumner RGN - Chronic Disease Specialist Nurse - Diabetes, Respiratory,

Charlotte Kelsall RGN - Practice Nurse - Wound care, Hypertension, Injections, Pill checks

Emma Butler RGN - Practice Nurse - Cytology, Baby clinic, Hypertension, Health checks, Pill checks, Wound care, Injections

Kay Chadwick RGN - Treatment Room Nurse - Wound care, Injections

Angela Dever – Health Care Assistant - Diabetic checks, ECGs, Wound care, Blood Pressure

Susan Evans - Health Care Assistant - Diabetic checks, ECGs, Blood Pressure

Tracy Standley - Phlebotomist

Kath Walmsley - Phlebotomist

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