Health Visitors

Health visitors provide support and advice to families with children under five years old.  They can help with mental, physical and social wellbeing.

For more information, see the link below:

https://www.hct.nhs.uk/children-and-families/

01582 715 675 for Harpenden

01582 833546 for Wheathampsted

Attached Staff

Urgent healthcare practitioner - surgery based

Emily Ross is a trained paramedic who works with us an urgent care practitioner. She see patients with minor illnesses, and assists with some home visits, under the supervision of our GPs.

Physiotherapists in our surgery

We have two first-contact physios, Lisa Simmonds and Miranda Lyell as part of our team, working with us and the other Harpenden GP surgeries. They are able to help patients with musculo-skeletal problems.

Physicians' Associate in our surgery

We have a Physician associate, Zoe Tanter in our team, working with us and the other Harpenden GP surgeries. She is working alongside our urgent care practitioner and GPs seeing patients with minor conditions and first presentations of problems.

Pharmacists in our surgery

We have 2 clinical pharmacists working in our team, and in the other Harpenden GP surgeries. They will help resolve day to day medicine issues and provide advice and support for patients who take numerous medications.  They will help oversee safe prescribing of medicines, and may also support  the management of patients with long term conditions.

District Nurses

Our team of district nurses have great and wide-ranging experience in giving nursing care in the community.  They now form part of a multi-disciplinary  Integrated Care Team, working alongside physios, occupational therapists etc. For more info, please follow this link:

https://www.hct.nhs.uk/our-services/integrated-community-team/

You can contact the local team on:
Tel: 01727 732001

Midwives

Provision for expectant mothers is given in our weekly antenatal clinics by our two district midwives who also give care in the home for newly-delivered mothers and their babies.

Macmillan Nurses and Rennie Grove nurses

We work closely with our local specialised nursing team, who provide care and support for those with cancer or another end-stage illness. 

Social Services

Available for a wide range of problems including those experienced by the elderly, disabled, housebound, and mentally ill. Enquiries should be made by calling 0300 123 4042.

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