Leighton Road Surgery, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
1 Leighton Road
Linslade
Leighton Buzzard
Beds LU7 1LB
Tel: 01525 372571
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Nursing Team

It is not always necessary to see the doctor with your problem. Our Minor Illness Nurses have been specially trained to treat a range of conditions and are able to prescribe medication if needed. An example of the ailments that can be treated by the Minor Illness nurse include:

  • Sore Throat, Coughs
  • Cuts and bruises
  • Earache and other ear problems
  • Problems with eyes
  • Nose bleeds
  • New rashes/skin problems
  • Cystitis or other urine problems
  • Acute asthma attack
  • Bites and stings
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Ingrowing toe nails
  • Verrucas and athletes foot
  • Acute back pain
  • Chest pain
  • Fertility drugs-HRT Implants
  • Gynaecological problems
  • General health worries
  • Injection of medication

Other nurses are available for routine matters such as

  • Long Term Conditions
  • Flu jabs and other vaccinations
  • Ear syringing
  • Cervical Smears
  • Wound care and dressings
  • Management of Leg Ulcers
  • Removal of stitches/clips
  • New Patient Health Checks
  • Contraceptive advice, Pill or HRT reviews
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Weight monitoring
  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Lifestyle advice

Nursing Team Special Interests

All our nurses are qualified to treat routine conditions. Some have had further training in dealing with Minor Illnesses and Long Term Conditions.