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

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.


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


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


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.