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COVID VACCINATION PROGRESS:

Please see our latest ‘Patient Vaccination Dashboard’ www.oakfieldhealthcentre.co.uk/info.aspx?p=13
If you are in groups 1-7 and haven’t been contacted and would like your covid vaccination please contact us by calling reception or emailing in to oakfield.practice@nhs.net
Please note the dashboard does not reflect patients who have declined.
Please see our Vaccination Clinic Patient Experience: https://fb.watch/4qfODW_F8U/

 

Nurse Practitioners

Sacha Clarke (f)

Sacha qualified from Canterbury Christ Church University in 2009 with her Adult DipHe in nursing. She went straight into district nursing initially working as a staff nurse then promoted to district nursing sister. After a few years Sacha wanted to further her skills and moved to practice nursing where she undertook various training including contraception, immunisations and long-term conditions. She then went onto complete her Advanced Nurse Practitioner qualification, specialising in diabetes. She has since worked in primary care for several years and is now an Independent Prescriber

Kerry Page (f)

Kerry qualified from Guys school of Nursing in 1994 and worked in A&E in Lewisham Hospital. After a few years Kerry became a practice nurse, completing courses in asthma, and wound care and leg ulcer management. Kerry returned to A&E and worked as a nurse practitioner, completing courses in minor injuries, minor ailments and examination skills, at the Nightingale institute, Kings College, London. Then spent time working in the community as a district nurse/community matron, taking additional training in diabetes and long term condition care.  Kerry managed a team of nurses and supported student nurses by being a nurse teacher/mentor. Kerry moved back to primary care in April 2018 and in July 2019 Kerry passed her nurse prescribing qualification and is now an Independent Prescriber. Kerry hopes to enhance my role further, by training with the FSRH to fit contraceptive implants and coils.

 

Simon Wangoto (m)

Simon joined Oakfield Health Centre as an ANP in January 2019 from a similar Surgery and role  in Ashford Kent. Initially qualified with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Nairobi in 2001.  Initially worked in Kenya before joining the NHS in 2004 at the Medway Maritime Hospital Adult Medicine and Emergencies Departments. Started ANP training at the University of Greenwich in 2012 after Joining MedOCC (the out of hours and urgent care provider in Medway and Swale) and now has a post graduate certificate in advanced practice.   Training at post graduate level at the University of Greenwich covered long term conditions management, leadership and management, minor illnesses management and is an Independent and supplementary prescriber. Also submitted a research proposal on telephone consultations hoping to complete the full independent research in future.  Motivated and keen on continuous learning, member of the RCN and the Faculty of reproductive and sexual health (Frsh)

Nurses

Nurse Leanne Osmond (f)
Nurse Sara Martin (f)

Leanne and Sara, our Practice Nurses see patients over the age of 2 years with minor illnesses i.e. coughs, colds, urine infections, skin problems etc by appointment.  They are also available for the removal of stitches, dressing changes, ear syringing and for those who haven't seen a Doctor or Nurse in the last 3 years.  They give advice regarding contraception, menopause and general lifestyle issues.

Nurse Gemma Vowles (f)

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Helen Field (f)

Helen works as an Healthcare Assistant (HCA) Assistant Practitioner. Helen's role includes general health care assistant Practitioner duties such as taking blood pressures, urine testing and lung function testing, ECG, Phlebotomy.

 
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