Dr Robert C Nam
MB BCh Cardiff, FPCert, DCH London, MRCGP London (Registered 1990)
Joined the practice in June 2004.
Has an additional qualification in Child Health. Is a GP tutor with Nottingham University, so sometimes teaches medical students. Has extra experience in sports medicine as was the team/club doctor for Mansfield Town Football Club 1995 - 2009.
Doesn't refer for termination of pregnancy
Does minor surgery eg for cysts, ingrowing toenails, warty lesions, skin tags, benign moles and knee joint injections.
Meets with the patient participation group quarterly.
Our Practice Nurse runs various clinics on an appointment basis. Her services include cervical smears, childhood immunisations, travel vaccines, ear syringing, teenage clinics, family planning (not the insertion of IUD's, IUS's or implants), weight management, dietary advice, smoking cessation, chronic disease management eg: for Diabetes, Asthma and COPD, Epilepsy reviews,coronary care and stroke reviews.
Mental health reviews and patients with Learning Disabilities.
Blood pressure management and follow up reviews.
Advice re: cholesterol and discusses potential cardio vascular risk assessments in line with government targets.
She see's patients for an explanation of blood test results and medication reviews.
She is responsible for clinical protocols and audit in the practice.
Health Care Assistant
Our Health Care Assistant works under the direction of the registered Nurse on an appointment basis and is a valuable support worker in the clinical team.
She deals with the taking of blood for investigations which are referred by the Doctor, Nurse or the Hospital.She is also involved in obtaining blood for anti-coagulation therapy.
She performs blood pressure measurements,dressings and wound care,the removing of sutures and clips, ECGs and Spirometry.
She is also involved in weight management reviews and follow up care and dietary advice.