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Local organisation Beaumont leys health Centre The Health Centre is a local organisation that uses science in the workplace. The type of work carried out at the Health Centre is the medical advice. They give out all the information to help the patient as much as possible. Health centre gives very good information on how to quit smoking, as well as the quitting the drugs and aid for alcoholic people. They can give any information on diseases, conditions, examinations and treatments. They do medical check which helps patients to find out whether they have any problems with their body or any infections. This then takes it to the next level where they have to get antibiotics. They do medical check up, for example blood test and urine test. They give health advice to the people who are going away to another country for a holiday. They give injections to protect them against diseases, viruses and flu, also prescribe, some antibiotics; your doctor needs to provide it for you specially. They also measure the blood pressure and blood test. ...read more.

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It is also closer to the main roads and a ring around road, this will give them a good direction as it's very easy for them to look for their health centre. It is mostly in the middle of all the houses and near to almost all the school. The tittles of jobs of people in the health centre, Doctor * The doctor does all types of practical work for example they check the patient's blood pressure, they check if the patient is sick or not, sneezing, coughs. They can prescribe medication. However the different between the hospital doctor and the medical centre is that the medical doctor cannot do any surgery or any operation. They only do x-rays and cure illnesses and give medicines. * Health Centre doctors are the General Practice doctors. Nurse * The nurse mostly does blood test, blood pressure, checking the weight, immunisation (injections). Baby/Child Immunisation, Women's Health/Smear, Dressings, and Ear Syringing. Receptionist * They take medical information. ...read more.

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So the health visitor goes to their house personally to help them. * Health Visitors also have a duty to protect children and are therefore trained in child protection issues. * Health visitors are specialist community public health nurses with skills related to childhood development and behaviour. Health visitors provide support and advice to families during the postnatal period through to pre-school age. Health visitors assess family health needs and help families to access appropriate services. They provide guidance in a range of subjects including: maintaining a healthy lifestyle, health related problems, parenting issues and managing childhood behaviour. Your health visitor will visit you at home and/or at the GP medical centre by prior arrangement. District nurses * The district nurses provide skilled nursing care for patients in their own homes. They care for those who are not well enough to come to the surgery and for whom it is more appropriate to be nursed in their own home. Referrals are accepted direct to the district nurses from all agencies as well as from patients and their careers. They specialise in many types of nursing including wound healing and palliative care. ...read more.

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