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Moordown Medical Centre2A Redhill CrescentMoordownBournemouth, BH9 2XFTel: 01202 974700
STAFF CHANGES JULY 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT
After being a GP Partner at Moordown Medical Centre for over eight years, Dr Chris Elfes has formally announced his decision that sadly he will be leaving us in July 2020. Dr Elfes has given excellent service and dedication to his patients and work colleagues alike. He will be greatly missed.
At the same time, we are delighted to announce that Dr Helen Wright will take over his role as a GP Partner.
We are also pleased to welcome Dr Laura Foster to the practice team.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr Elfes for all his hard work and support over the years and wish him good luck in the future. He is continuing to work in his other roles across medical assessment and education, but also intends to spend some time working abroad.
Please support our dedicated Reception team who help us to help you!
Heather is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. An ANP is a highly experienced, senior nurse who has undertaken extensive training to deal with a wide variety of minor ailments and illnesses. Heather is an independant prescriber and sees patients for consultations as an alternative to a GP.
The practice employs two qualified nurses who are primarily responsible for: baby immunisations, travel immunisation advice, cervical smears, wound dressing, removal of sutures, routine injections, treatment of minor injuries, ECG tests, flu vaccinations (Oct, Nov, Dec), ear syringing, asthma and diabetic clinics. We invite patients to check their own blood pressure in the waiting room and the results should be labelled with your name and date of birth and then placed in the box above, should you require any assistance with the machine do ask for help from the receptionist. As part of the Nursing Team, we also employ a Healthcare Assistant/Phlebotomist who is responsible for blood tests.
Healthcare Assistant/Phlebotomist (P/T)
The management team are responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the surgery and administration of the Practice.
Assistant Practice Manager
These efficient ladies are here to help you. When telephoning for medical attention the receptionist may ask for a few details. All reception staff have been fully trained and make these enquiries in order to help you in the most appropriate way. Please rest assured that the rules of confidentiality apply equally to all practice staff.
Our Midwife is responsible for antenatal and early postnatal care. She is available to give advice on all aspects of maternity care. She can be contacted on 01202 704915 to arrange your first appointment.