What is an ACP/Triage Nurse?

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“Advanced clinical practitioners come from a range of professional backgrounds such as nursing, pharmacy, paramedics, and occupational therapy. They are healthcare professionals educated to Master’s level and have developed the skills and knowledge to allow them to take on expanded roles and scope of practice caring for patients.”

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Their role can involve assessing patients, diagnosis (with the support of imaging or laboratory tests), treatment, including prescribing medication, and referring patients to other services.

Jackie         Paramedic background, many years of experience in both operational and educational posts. Non-medical prescriber and advanced practitioner. Based at The Hollies. 

Ruth            Advanced Nurse background, specialist role for 15 years in community nursing, palliative care and practice nursing, independent prescriber. Based at our coastal sites. 

Stephanie  Practice nursing- community nursing 26+ years, many years’ experience with all aspects of nursing – currently undertaking advancing practice modules. Based mainly at Kings Lynn. 

Tracey        Paramedic ACP background, 24 years’ experience in pre and acute hospital, primary care non-medical prescriber 4 years. Based at Kings Lynn but covers all sites.