Health Care Assistants & Phlebotomists

Our Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) and Phlebotomists work under the supervision of our clinical team to provide care to patients needing a variety of physical tests and other aspects of care to support the management of long-term conditions.

This may include blood tests, ECG’s, 24-hour blood pressure monitors, injections for adults, simple wound care, spirometry, diabetic foot care and high risk monitoring, ear care, anticoagulation monitoring, smoking cessation etc.

Members of the team are:

Rosemary Brady

Rosemary joined the practice in April 2005 and prior to that she worked as an office manager for several years. She qualified as a phlebotomist in July 2008.

Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist

Chris Shaw

Chris joined us as an apprentice in 2014 and we offered him a permanent position once that was completed. He is also one of our Health Care Assistants and our smoking cessation advisor.

Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist

Victoria Hamerton

Victoria has worked in General Practice since 1998 and at Cuckoo Lane since 2002. She qualified as a phlebotomist in 2004 and currently works as our paediatric phlebotomist. Victoria is our practice IT lead and Assistant Practice Manager.

Paediatric Phlebotomist