Balance Street HCBalance StreetUttoxeterStaffordshire, ST14 8JGTel: 01889 562145
Our nurses provide traditional nursing duties, including cervical cytology, family planning, dressings, immunisations, travel advice and suture removal. They also provide clinics for Asthma & COPD, Diabetes, Healthy Heart and Hypertension.
Our healthcare assistants provide a supporting role to the clinical staff in the health centre. They are responsible for the taking of blood and ECG's (a heart trace) and also assist in other clinics when required.
Our practice manager is responsible for non-medical aspects of healthcare and practice administration. Any comments, suggestions or complaints should be referred to the practice manager.
Our business manager and accountancy assistant are responsible for all financial accounting for the practice.
Our secretaries and administrative staff provide an important role in assisting the doctors and practice staff in the day to day running of our busy practice.They also deal with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries.
Health Centre contact no. 01889 562145.
Community Matrons are available for chronic disease management within the community, for complex, long term conditions. The Community Matron will manage the condition at home to avoid hospital admission.
Health Centre contact no. 01889 562555.
Health Visitors are available to offer advice on a variety of health issues including babies and young children.
Health centre contact no. 01889 562555.
Balance Street Health Centre has 5 consultants running the Outreach Clinics, offering monthly and bi-weekly clinics. These include two Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, a Consultant ENT surgeon, a Consultant Urologist and a General Surgery Consultant. All referrals are by GP only.
CPN Community Psychiatric Nurse
Referral by GP only
Primary Care Mental Health Workers
By providing advice to health and social care services, as well as to schools and other organisations, primary mental health workers promote a preventative and early intervention approach to emotional health and well-being.
The school nurse covers a number of schools in and around Uttoxeter, delivering talks on various issues, such as sexual health and hygiene, as well as administering immunisations.
Health Centre contact no. 01889 562555
Community Paediatrician/School Doctor
Dr E Thomas - referral only
Referrals from GP, School or Health Visitor, Drop-in clinic once a month. Health Centre contact no. 01889 562555.
Dispensary Manager and Dispensers - responsible for the smooth running of the dispensary, ensuring quick, efficient and accurate dispensing of medication.
Dispensary Purchasing Manager - responsible for the overall purchasing of medication for the Dispensary, and liaises with the practice pharmacist and GP’s to monitor the prescribing in the areas highlighted by the CCG.
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