|Sister Helen Perkins|
Based at Walkergate Surgery.
Helen is an experienced Practice Nurse who specializes in asthma care and is a minor illness specialist nurse.
Helen is also a Nurse Prescriber and holds an Asthma Diploma and a Coronary Heart Disease Diploma.
Helen normally works on Wednesday's and Thursday's.
Helen can see and treat patients with minor ailments such as chest infections, skin complaints, coughs and colds, ear problems, nasal symptoms, throat problems, eye problems and urine infections are just a sample and she is always available to give advice. However she does not see children under the age of 6 months or pregnant ladies with minor ailments.
Helen also monitors patients with asthma, heart conditions and hypertension alongside her treatment room duties that include cervical smear screening, ear irrigation, pill checks, vaccinations and dressings.