Janey Cathro, Practice Nurse

Available all day Wednesday and Thursday

Joanna Baird, Practice Nurse

Available all day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and Friday morning.

Practice nurses are qualified, registered nurses and are qualified in family planning, healthy living, weight management and cervical smears.

At Dalhousie Medical Practice, Janey runs diabetes, hypertension, heart and stroke and asthma clinics. Janey is also qualified to insert and remove Nexplanon, the long acting reversible contraceptive. Joanna runs diabetes, COPD, asthma, heart and stroke, and hypertension clinics. 

Healthcare Assistants

Kirsty Bayfield and Dawn Owenson, Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

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