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Pharmacists

Practice Pharmacist

Our Practice Pharmacist works on a Friday morning. You can book an appointment with her for a medication review or an asthma check.

Community Midwives

The Midwife provides care for mothers before and after delivery and care for the baby during the first fortnight of life. She works alongside the Doctors and provides an antenatal clinic service held at the surgery each week.

Community Nurses

The District Nurse is available to see you in your home and help with the following:

• Dressings and removal of sutures.
• Advice and care of the acutely and chronically sick and terminally ill.
• Advice on incontinence and supplying pads and other aids.
The Community Psychiatric Nurse provides a counselling service within the local area. Patients will be referred to these services as need be through one of the GPs.

Health Visitors

The Health Visitor is a qualified nurse and community practitioner who specialises in promoting the health and development of infants and pre-school children and their families. She can give help and advice on a range of issues including feeding and behaviour.

She is also responsible for promoting general health and well-being in all age groups engaging in public health activities at the point of local need, thus encouraging health and enhancing activity. This may range from acting as an advocate for a client, to signposting clients towards the relevant or appropriate activity or department.

She also runs a Weight Management Clinic for patients registered with Aelfgar Surgery.

Attached Staff

Social Worker:

Aelfgar Surgery has an attached Social Worker who drops in daily for information and referrals from our GPs. At the moment however she does not hold a clinic at the practice.
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