Binscombe Nursing Team
Our nursing team comprises of 5 Registered Nurses and 2 Health Care Assistants.
Our Registered Nurses skills include: assessing and managing wounds, Child Immunisations, Women’s Health, Ear irrigation, Travel advice and injections, routine and therapeutic injections, as well as general health advice.
We also mentor Student Nurses on placements at the Practice
Sister Pippa Large
Southampton University School of Nursing and Midwifery 1993, joined the Binscombe team in 1996
Pippa runs the Asthma Clinic and can also support patients with other respiratory conditions. Other specialist interests include: Family Planning, Minor illness and Injuries
Usual working days Mon, Tues, Thursday and Friday
Sister Clare Bamforth
University of Bournemouth 2019, joined the Binscombe team in 2021
Clare will be involved with the care of our patients with COPD and other respiratory conditions. Other special interests include wound care and women’s health.
Usual working days are Monday - Wednesday and most Friday afternoons.
Sister Lottie Brown
University of Surrey 2016, joined the Binscombe team in 2017
Lottie runs our Diabetic clinic alongside Dr Peter O’Donnell. She is also trained to give smoking cessation advice
Usual work days: Monday to Friday
Sister Sara Howells
(The Royal Masonic Hospital 1980, joined the Binscombe team in 2007)
Sara retired in December 2019, but kindly came out of retirement to support us through the Covid 19 Pandemic. Sara is supporting with managing our COPD patients and has kindly agreed to give ad hoc support as required.
Health Care Assistants
Our Health Care Assistants perform blood tests, blood pressure checks, Anticoagulation monitoring and NHS Health Checks
Joined the Binscombe Team in 2014
Carolyn coordinates our Anticoagulation Monitoring for patients on warfarin and DOACs. Carolyn also provides Health Checks for our patients with learning disabilities and severe mental illness, is able to administer the Flu and Pneumonia vaccinations, offer stop smoking advice and assists with the Family Planning Clinics.
Joined the Binscombe team in 2018
Lisa is also skilled at managing minor wounds, removing sutures and clips, ECGs, Spirometry and Doppler studies.