Nursing Team

Our practice nurses run clinics daily. They have a key role in helping patients manage chronic diseases such as asthma, COPD, diabetes and hypertension.

Appointments can also be made for such things as wound care, ear care, immunisations, help with lifestyle changes such as losing weight, contraception and cervical smears.

Each nurse specialises in particular areas and different length appointments are needed for different things. The receptionist will guide you when you book a nurse appointment.

Our highly qualified nurses deal offer clinics for:

  • General immunisations
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Foreign travel immunisations and advice
  • Hypertension (blood pressure)
  • ECGs and Spirometry (lung function)
  • Dressings and removal of sutures (stitches)
  • Cervical smears
  • Family planning
  • Phlebotomy (blood tests)
  • Chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, hypertension)
  • Swabs
  • Faye Collins
    Nurse Manager

    I qualified as a registered general nurse in Leicestershire in 1999. Later that year I joined the Royal Air Force and served abroad during Gulf War 2. In 2004 I left military life to Work for Hampshire police force as a custody nurse, before moving to my current role as an Advance Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Manager at Watership Down partnership. I also work for North and Mid Hampshire CCG as the clinical lead for self management and integrated care.

    I am the first point of contact for patients presenting with undiagnosed problems. I Offer advice and support within our nurse lead chronic disease clinics. As an independent prescriber, I prescribe medication were appropriate for acute and chronic diseases. My special interests are self management and Diabetes.

    Outside of work I enjoy the outdoors, swimming and live music.

  • Wendy Roscoe
    Lead Practice Nurse

    Wendy is Lead Nurse for the team. Wendy is also one of the lead nurses for Diabetes and will regularly review this cohort of patients and will monitor new insulin initiation. Other areas that Wendy specialise in is cervical screening, immunisations and asthma / COPD. Wendy is also the Lead for Infection Prevention and Control.

  • Theresa Inglis
    RN

  • Janet Lundy
    Practice Nurse

    Janet works 4 days per week. Janet specialises in childhood immunisations, contraception, respiratory conditions including asthma and COPD and performing spirometry. Janet also carries out routine treatment room procedures.

  • Natasha Lewington

    I qualified as a Registered Adult Nurse at Kingston University in 2015. I started my career working on the Gynaecology ward in Winchester Hospital until 2019 when I joined Watership Down Health as Practice Nurse. I am also a qualified Nurse Sonographer and work in the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit at Basingstoke Hospital one day a week. Within WDH work in the Treatment Room and am also able to do Childhood Immunisations, Smears, Travel Vaccinations and have a special interest in Women’s Health, which I am working towards being able to complete Women’s Health Nurse Led Clinics in the future.

Healthcare Assistants

The healthcare assistants work as part of the nursing team. They assist nurses and other health care professionals. They have undergone a rigorous training programme in the practice and at the hospital. They are able to take blood and to undertake investigations such as ECGs and blood pressure measurement. HCAs are also involved in hypertension reviews.

Our Healthcare Assistants run daily clinics both in the mornings and afternoons. They are able to see you for:

  • Phlebotomy (blood tests)
  • Doppler tests
  • ECGs
  • Dressings (minor)
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Cardiovascular Reviews
  • Hypertension (blood pressure)
  • Diabetic annual checks (foot checks)
  • Immunisations, seasonal flu and pneumococcal, B12
  • Removal of stitches
  • Gill Delbridge

  • Shani Byrne

  • Lisa Beardmore

  • Josh Wallis

  • Jennie Ross

    I am a Clinical PA to the GPs and also work part time with the nursing team as a Health Care Assistant. I started working at WDH over 2 years ago after working at the Pharmacy in Overton village. I am just completing my NVQ 3 as a GP Assistant.

Community Nurses

The Rural West District Nursing Team are employed by the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. They provide skilled nursing care to housebound patients with an identified nursing need (above 18 years of age). This includes caring for patients recovering from the effects of illness or surgery, those with long-term illness or those with terminal illness.

The team work seven days a week and can be contacted on 0300 003 0021 or, via 111 (evenings, weekends or bank holidays).

Please do not leave urgent messages on the office phone number.