We offer same day appointments with our Minor Illness Nurse/Independent Nurse Prescriber, Chris Knight.
These are available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at our Kenninghall Surgery and Wednesday morning at East Harling Surgery.
If appropriate, you may be offered a same day appointment with Chris as an alternative to seeing the Doctor.
When should I see the Minor Illness Nurse?
Chris can diagnose and treat common problems experienced by most people including:
Coughs, colds and flu, conjunctivitis, sore throat and swollen glands, sinusitis, earache.
Most rashes, including chickenpox, shingles and eczema. Skin infections; impetigo.
Urinary tract infections in women.
Insect bites and stings. Infected wounds.
Diarrhoea and vomiting.
Chris also takes the lead in Diabetes Care and Asthma Management.
The following are not treated by Chris and you will need to see the Doctor for:
Pregnancy related problems
Children under 2
Medical/ongoing medical problems
The above list is only a guide, please ask the Receptionist if you are unsure who you need to see.