Cambridge University Hospitals

Practice Nurse Programme

Vinny Barker, Practice Nurse Educator at the Postgraduate Medical Centre, Cambridge University Hospitals and Deborah Leith (Senior Course Administrator) manage the Primary Care Nurse education programme which has been available to practice nurses in the East of England for over 6 years. The programme consists of a number of half/full day updates on a wide range of topics including: wound care, cervical cytology, travel health, immunisations and vaccinations, managing minor illness and injuries and the management of long term medical conditions. A variety of teaching methods including practical workshops are used and all meetings are very well attended.