Nurse Practitioners

Sister Joanna Evans (f)
RGN, BSc, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Diploma
Sister Cate Lamport (f)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner & Independent Prescriber

At Cantilupe surgery we have two very highly trained and experienced nurse Consultants.  They  have trained as a nurse practitioner and taken their level of expertise and training to a further level.  They act independently and are able to prescribe all the usual medications, arrange investigations and refer patients.  They will also see patients that have been triaged by a GP.

Area of special interest:

Sister Joanna Evans:

  • Cardiovascular disease (including coronary disease, angina and arterial disease)
  • Dermatology (skin problems)
  • Contraception (including fitting of implants and coils)
  • Coeliac Disease

Sister Cate Lamport:

  • Diabetes
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Veterans lead


Our nurses can be seen by appointment Monday to Friday 8.40am-6pm. The nurses can help with the following: Immunisation and vaccinations, dressings, removal of stitches, holiday immunisations and advice, cervical smears, contraception. As well as the above general nursing services our practice nurses have advanced training in different areas and are happy to consult on these topics and also see patients to carry out annual chronic disease monitoring.

Sister Sarah Lindley (f)
Sister Tracey Teague (f)
Sister Esther Taylor (f)


Healthcare Assistants

Ms Joanne Baker (f)
Mrs Di Roberts (f)

Our healthcare assistants work closely with  the nurse practitioners, practice nurses and doctors in the practice by performing the following tasks:-

Taking blood


Blood Pressure Monitoring

Spirometry (Lung Function Test)

Smoking Cessation

Dietary Advice

Flu Jabs



Mrs. Joanne Baker, works Monday to Friday with appointments from 8.40 until the afternoon and is based at Cantilupe Surgery.

Mrs. Di Roberts is based at Hampton Dene Surgery and works from 8.50am until 11am Monday to Friday

We do ask that you seek a GP or nurse Practitioner advice before asking her to take blood, perform an ECG or spirometry, feel free to refer yourself for dietary or smoking cessation advice, or to have your blood pressure checked.

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