Welcome to Manor Farm Medical Centre.
Receptionists are your first point of contact with our practice. They will try to meet all your requirements. Advice that they give is strictly in accordance with guidelines laid down by the practice manager and the doctors.
Dispensers offer a complete dispensing service from 9.00am - 12 noon and from 2.00 - 6.00pm every weekday, in a fully equipped and computerised dispensary. All our dispensers are trained to comply with current recommendations.
Our health visitors have special responsibilities to mothers and children. They are based at Swaffham Community Hospital and can be contacted by dialling their direct line (found on the useful telephone numbers page).
The community team of nurses care for our patients who need nursing at home. They are based here at the surgery and can be contacted by leaving a message at reception or dialling their direct line (found on the useful telephone numbers page).
Practice nurses are available for dressings, injections, immunisations, ECGs, ear syringing, cervical smears, family planning, nebulizer treatment, blood pressure checks, suture removal and advice on minor health problems both in their daily surgeries and in our health promotion clinics.
The PCT also employs district nurses district nurses and health visitors who work from within the Medical Centre.
Our practice manager looks after all the day-to-day administrative and maintenance issues in the practice. She co-ordinates the work of the other staff and she will try to sort out any problems that you may encounter in using our facilities. She also deals with the enormous amount of paperwork that passes through the practice each day, ensuring the overall smooth running of the practice.
The healthcare assistants are here to assist the nurses with everyday routine procedures such as blood tests, ECGs, blood pressures and assist with the clinics by recording patientsí weight, height etc. This allows the nurses time to concentrate on the management of our patients with asthma, diabetes and chronic heart disease.