practice nurse


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practice nurse

A registered nurse in the UK based at a GP surgery (office, practice) who works with the GPs to care for the patients seen at the surgery.

Remit
Supports GP roles, immunisations, health promotion—e.g., advises on diet and lifestyle choices on coronary heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity.
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