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The practice will be closed on Thursday 16 November 2017 from 13:00 for essential training. During this time FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY, please call 01296 850011 before 18:30 or 111 after this time.  We will re-open at 08:15 on Friday 17 November 2017.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Practice Ethos

The Rycote Practice is committed to delivering the best possible care at Thame Health Centre and to ensuring that patients’ physical, psychological and social needs are met. Our care is defined by the values that all staff share and is summed up in the term "Excellent Care by Working Together". We believe that continuity of care helps to ensure high standards and therefore every patient has a named GP allocated to their care. The practice is committed to the founding principles of the NHS, that it should be free to all.

 

 

 

Nurse Practitioners

A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations.  Our nurse practitioners are also able to prescribe some medications.

Mary-Anne Osborne

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BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Manchester)

Ruth Tossell

RGN, BSc (Hons) Primary Care

Susie Smith

RGN, BSc (Hons), MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice, DMS, RCSSusie Smith

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Ruth Cox
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Louise Hope
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Valerie Gilbert

RGN

Valerie Gilbert

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (taking blood), blood pressure measurement, lifestyle advice and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Linda Pusey
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Mandy Cubbage

Tina Finnemore

HCATina Finnemore

Phlebotomists

Phlebotomists are people trained to draw blood from a patient for clinical or medical testing.

Tania Livesey
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