Weaver Vale Practice, Hallwood Health Centre, Hospital Way, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2UTTel: 01928 711911
Karen Bond, Health Care Assistance
Karen joined Weaver Vale Practice in 2003, she works part time. Karen's role includes blood pressure checks, phlebotomy, ECG tests, new patient health reviews, NHS Health checks and administering flu vaccines amongst other responsibilites in the practice. Karen can also act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one
The Practice Manager, along with the Management Assistant, is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice. This includes making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The Practice Manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals to deliver patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records and scanning all appropriate letters and information onto patient computer records..
Our secretaries Elaine and Lorraine, provide vital office support to the doctors on a daily basis by dealing with patients’ queries, ensuring the smooth running of the back office and working closely with health professionals.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
District Nursing Team