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Helping the people of Leicester to have long and healthy lives.

Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group

Practice Nurse

The Nurse practitioner is a skilled member of the team.

They are able to see and treat patients who have:

  • Ear ache
  • Coughs and colds that last for more than a couple of weeks or keep coming back
  • Sore throats
  • Period pain
  • Contraceptive pill checks
  • General health checks e.g. height, weight, blood pressure
  • Asthma review
  • Diabetes check
  • Cervical screening (smear test)
  • Childhood and adult vaccination
  • Travel advice.

They can also perform blood tests, urine (wee sample) tests and some nurses can prescribe you medication
if they think it would help your illness.