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Minor Illness Nurse
Jen began her carer working in various accident and emergency departments working in both trauma and minor injury whilst there. She later moved into general practice as both a practice nurse and an enhanced nurse in a walk in centre where she assessed minor injury and illness. She joined Theatre Royal Surgery on June 2017 and has since gained her qualification as an independent and supplementary prescriber.
Please note that as of December 2019 Jen is on maternity leave.
Minor Illness Nurse
Dani graduated as an Adult Nurse from the UEA in 2008 and then gained her qualification as a Nurse Prescriber in 2017, this allows her to prescribe limited items on prescription within her job role at the surgery. She joined the team at Theatre Royal Surgery in December 2019 after working across a variety of community and acute settings. She has previously worked at the Walk-in Centre on Rouen Road and the Urgent Care Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Lead Practice Nurse
Cath Crosland has worked at the surgery since 2004. She is our Lead Nurse and Infection Control Lead. She is also one of the surgery's dementia champions alongside Jen Randall. She has a particular interest in diabetes and in contraception.
Linda completed her training and qualified as an RGN in 1985, she then went on to work in various acute hospitals as a Staff Nurse. After having a break from nursing whilst her children were young, she completed the 'Return to Practice' course in 2006 and then went on to be appointed a full time practice nurse at Theatre Royal Surgery having completed her nursing exams whilst working for us as a phlebotomist.
Becky qualified as an Adult Nurse in 2005 and then went on to work many years in the Day Procedure Unit at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. From there Becky spent some time working in Cosmetic and Bariatric Surgery and Medical Aesthetics and became a Nurse Prescriber in 2016. Becky joined Theatre Royal Surgery in June 2019 and has been building up her skills relevant to her Practice Nurse role and has proved a great asset to the team.
Michelle joined the practice in 2016 as part of our busy reception team. She comes from a nursing role in a care home as well as a small amount of experience in a commercial background and has enjoyed learning about the complexities of the NHS.
As of May 2018 Michelle undertook her phlebotomy training and then permanently became a healthcare assistant when Emma left the practice at the start of 2019. She is currently undertaking different training courses to learn new aspects of the job and is enjoying her new role.
Kimberley first started working for Theatre Royal Surgery in 2011 as a Receptionist and in 2013 she qualified as a Phlebotomist and worked with both the admin and nursing teams. After a five year break to pursue a different career, she rejoined the practice in 2020 as a full time Health Care Assistant.
She is married, has a young daughter and is thrilled to be working for TRS once again.