During your Outpatient appointment, you can expect to see not only your Consultant or Nurse Practitioner, but also a variety of other staff whose roles are essential in making the busy department run smoothly and efficiently.
People you may meet as part of your visit to the hospital include:
- The Sister – who is in charge of the general clinical running of the department
- Staff Nurses – who will be in charge of the clinic that you are attending and will be able to deal with any queries or problems concerning your visit or treatment
- Healthcare Assistants – who assist the trained Nurses in delivering your care
- Support staff – such as Secretaries and Receptionists who are essential in the smooth running of the department and make your appointment possible.