DR NEIL ARMSTRONG
MB BCh 1983 (Trinity College, Dublin) DObst DGM DCH MRCGP
DR STEWART RUTHERFURD
MBChB (Edinburgh) 1988 DGM MRCGP
DR MADELEINE BENNETT
Salaried GP MBBS BMedSci MRCGP
DR JO TEIXEIRA
Salaried GP BSC, MbChB MRCGP
Dip HE, FdA, PGCert, NMP, SR Para
The Practice Nurses are available by appointment during normal working hours for: health advice and disease prevention, blood tests, dressings and wound care, cervical smear tests, dietary and weight advice, advice about vaccinations, asthma care and, advice on teenage issues.
Advanced Clinical Nurse Practitioner RN, MSc, PGCE
Nurse Practitioner BSc (hons)
Acute Illness Nurse
Visiting Nurse Practitioner RN, BSc (Hons), NMP
The Health Care Assistants are available by appointment during normal working hours for blood tests, blood pressure, dietary and weight advice, smoking cessation, wound care and new patient health checks.
Allied Heath Professional
A first contact practitioner (FCP) is an experienced physiotherapist who has the advanced skills necessary to assess, diagnose and recommend appropriate treatment or referral for musculoskeletal (MSK) problems on a patient’s first contact with healthcare services e.g. when they visit their GP surgery.
First Contact Physiotherapist
Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and social welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity.
Health & Wellbeing Coach
Interim Practice Manager
District Nurses and Community Matron are employed by the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, working closely with General Practitioners and Social Services, caring for patients in their homes. Work involves offering advice and supplying equipment, e.g. commodes, special beds and mattresses, as well as care of medical conditions, care of the elderly and post-operative care on returning home.
There is a Midwife on call 24 hours a day and she can be contacted by telephoning Bellair Clinic on 01736 575506 during office hours or on 0800 525900 at other times.