The role of the practice nurse has broadened considerably in recent years. Here at Sunbury Medical Centre we have professional and caring nurses with the added benefit of our nurses living and working here in the community.
Role of the Nurse is a very diverse position our nurses Treat Assist Advocate Advise and Support.
Some clinical tasks our amazing nurses carry out with the support of our Doctors.
|Perform ECG||ABPI||Iron Infusion|
|Spirometry||Administering Medication||Monitoring Medication|
|wound management||Triage of patient||immunisations [ GP direction]|
|Blood Pressure||Travel Vaccinations||Assist and support the GP|
|Patient Education||assist surgical procedures||Respiratory nursing assist|
|Emergency nursing assist||Health assessments||Over 75 health assessments|
|ASTI / TSI Assessments||Childhood immunisations||Desensitisation injection|
|Nursing staff also maintain||Stock control||Infection control|
|Cold chain||Equipment sterilisation|
|Ear syringe||wound dressings|
|Accreditation compliance||immunisation registry|
|Plaster||Removal of stitches|
|Disease registry||emergency liaison|
For Sunbury Medical Centre to continue their service the community with consumables used for patients in the treatment room there is a cost involved for all patients. As consumables such as bandages, plaster, sutures etc, are not covered or claimable by Medicare.
For a full list of treatment room costs and procedures refer to list or speak to reception staff.
* Childhood immunisations will be bulk billed at all times.