The practice nurses offer general advice and support for a wide range of health issues and problems with accompanying health education leaflets often available.
The range of services include:
The practice nurses are assisted by our healthcare assistants who take blood, check blood pressures, measure height and weight, perform ECGs (heart tracings), perform new patient checks, and assist at minor surgery procedures.
They work closely with NHS Tayside employed District Nurses, Health Visitors, midwives and other community health teams based in Parkview Primary Care Centre.
If you are unsure with whom you should make your appointment, please ask our reception staff - see how to make an appointment.
You can find out more about nursing services at Carnoustie Medical Group by viewing our video series which includes an introduction to the nurses and the district nursing and community health teams:
The well person or new patient assessment involves:
and discussion about:
with subsequent advice, education and treatment tailored to maintain your well-being.
Remember you can use the Surgery Pod to check your height, weight, blood pressure and lifestyle questions. You don't need an appointment - just pop in during opening hours (8am-6pm). Find out more about the Surgery Pod.