Trinity Medical Centre
1 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3AT
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Nursing & Healthcare Team
08/09/2021 – Please be aware that we are short of nursing capacity due to staff illness, we apologies for any inconvenience caused. We are currently trying to rearrange all patients who need to be seen urgently so please do bear with us. Please do not take any frustrations out on our staff as this is out of their control. Your understanding is appreciated.
Our practice nurses see patients in surgery by appointment. Many health matters can be dealt with by them. Services they offer include:
- Practical nursing care such as dressings, injections and ear syringing
- Ongoing care and monitoring for patients with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and raised blood pressure
- Screening tests such as cervical smear tests
- Contraceptive services, including emergency contraception, pill checks
- Sexual health checks
Our wonderful nursing team consists of:
Sue trained at John Moore’s University in Liverpool and qualified in 1996. She has 20 years’ experience in hospital nursing, including General Surgery, Ophthalmic’s and T&O
Sue joined TMC in 2017 and is our Lead Nurse. She has a special interest in respiratory diseases.
In her spare time Sue likes to spend time with her family and go out walking with her dog.
Alex undertook her training at both Kings College University in London and local here at Brighton University. She spent 14 years as a nurse on a stroke ward, she has experience with diabetes and was also the Discharge Coordinator. She has 6 years of Practice Nurse experience and is our Vaccination Lead here at TMC.
She has particular interest in Women’s Health. Outside of work Alex enjoys the outdoors, particularly walking on the beach. She also likes jigsaws, reading and spending time with her family.
Danielle graduated from the University of Brighton in 2017 and joined the Nursing Team at Trinity in 2021. She has previous experience of working in both hospitals and nursing homes providing a vast range of care.
Danielle has a particular interest in Women’s Health. Outside of work Danielle likes doing yoga and trying out new cuisines.
Healthcare Assistant Team
A healthcare assistant (HCA), works under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional, usually a nurse. Sometimes staff working in HCA roles are known as nursing assistants, nursing auxiliaries or auxiliary nurses.
Our healthcare assistants see patients in surgery by appointment. Services offered include:
- Alcohol screening
- Weight management
- Smoking cessation advice
- Patient health checks and blood pressure readings
- Taking blood samples
- Additionally our HCAs assist the doctors and nurses in some examinations and procedures including applying dressings and giving flu, pneumonia and vitamin injections.
Our lovely HCA team is made up of:
Training in America as an Emergency Medical Technician, Matt has worked in ambulances and an Emergency Department in the States before moving back to the UK. Now working as a Health Care Assistant, he hopes to progress further in Healthcare with the Trinity team.
He likes getting into the mountains for long hikes, climbs, and bike rides whenever possible and seems to be perpetually training for a triathlon of some kind.