|Nurse Vicky McCormick (f)|
Lead Nurse / Advanced Nurse Practitioner
RGN, BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Community Nursing Studies (General Practice), MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Independent / Supplementary Prescribing, Practice Teacher, with additional qualifications in Family Planning, Care of the Elderly, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease management.
Vicky qualified as a Registered General Nurse from Kings College Hospital, London in 1988 and following a year in general medicine, worked abroad in France and Austria for 2 years.
Returning to the UK Vicky worked at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, before becoming a Practice Nurse in 1992. Undertaking training alongside the Lead Practice Nurse role, Vicky qualified as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and also joined the St Peter's team in 2015.
|Nurse Sophie Rickers (f)|
Practice Nurse, RGN
Sophie is a lifelong resident of Brighton and Hove, and qualified as a registered nurse in February 2015.
Her background is in acute care, particularly stroke and vascular surgery, and worked on the Stroke Unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital since qualifying. Before starting her nurse training she has had experience of working in various settings, including working as a Health Care Assistant and Assistant Practitioner.
Sophie is new to general practice nursing and is undertaking further training in this speciality. She is also bringing skills learnt in both hospital and during her training.