Jenny Aston FRCGP (Hon) Queen’s Nurse, ALPN, RCNT , RN
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Granta Medical Practices
Jenny works 5 sessions a week as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in a large teaching Practice just outside Cambridge. She works in a team of ANPs alongside General Practitioners, trainee GPs, Allied Health Professionals and a team of nurses. She sees patients virtually or face to face, assessing undifferentiated conditions and either treating or referring to specialists as necessary. She also manages patients with long -term medical conditions including hypertension and diabetes. She has a real passion for patient centered health prevention. She runs training within the practice, for local clinicians as well as at National conferences. She has set up and lead on group consultations within our PCN working with trained facilitators. Locally she is the AHP and nurse lead for our Training Hub and has various national roles sitting on, NHS England Advanced Clinical Practice group and regional HEE general practice nurse network. She has represents the Royal College of GPs as their AHP/Nurse Champion where she is seeking to raise the profile of AHPs and GP Nurses and promote high quality training and development of these roles within Primary Care.