All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GP's working to deliver NHS services to patients at each Practice. The average pay for GP's working in Handsworth Medical Practice in the last financial year was £103,922 before tax and national insurance. This is for 2 full time GP's and 3 part time GP's who worked in the Practice for more than 6 months.
We have three nurses, Karen, Karen and Janet. They provide a range of nursing services including dressings, ear 'syringing, immunisations, injections and cervical smears. Both have intensive primary care experience and are happy to advise on common illnesses and injuries as well as giving dietary and other life style advice. Female patients may also wish to discuss contraception and menopausal issues with them. They run Clinics for Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease, Diabetes, Healthy Heart and Hypertension. They give travel immunisations and advice. The nurses also give immunisations including influenza and pneumovax.
Our Healthcare Assistants are Lisa, Keeley and Chloe. They hold regular clinics for blood tests (which have been ordered by a doctor), blood pressure checks and New Patient Assessments. They also hold clinics for INR, NHS health checks, smoking cessation, ear irriagtion and ECG's.