Services

Health Care Assistants

At Murakami Medical Centre, health care assistants also carry out a range of pastoral duties for our patients, while also providing support and information after a new diagnosis.
HCA Consultation: free
TIME LENGTH: 20MIN

Our health care assistants are hugely valued members of the team at Murakami Medical Centre. Each one of them has been highly trained and brings plenty of real-world experience to the job. They work alongside our medical staff to ensure that our patients are taken care of every step of the way.

Some of these tasks include:

  • Performing health checks, including blood pressure readings, temperature, weight, respiration recordings and pulse readings.
  • Taking blood samples
  • Offering guidance on how to live a healthy lifestyle
  • Health education work

As a patient of Murakami Medical Centre, you will also be entitled to free health assessments at every stage of life.

FOR CHILDREN

Our health care assistants can perform a basic health check including weight, height, a growth chart and a development check.

FOR ADOLESCENTS

They will check vital developmental indicators such as weight, height, body mass index (BMI), pubertal assessments, and a blood pressure check.

FOR ADULTS

Our health care assistants can check weight, height, body mass index (BMI), and blood pressure, as well as offering stop smoking advice and an alcohol unit calculator.