NEMS Patient Care Centre
Platform One Practice
For location, travel and parking information please go to:
NEMS Head Office
484 Derby Road
(0115) 846 2395
(Please note that this is an office only with no facilities or staff to deal with medical problems over the phone or in person)
Nurses and Primary Care Practitioners (PCPs)
Is NEMS for you?
NEMS employs experienced Registered Nurses and Primary Care Practitioners including Emergency Care Practitioners and Health Visitors. Our nurses typically have experience in a range of autonomous practice settings, such as practice nursing, community nursing, A&E or Walk-
New starters will need to be trained in the use of our patient record computer system and clinical decision support software for telephone triage and for 'face to face' consultations. We profile individual staff skills against our requirements, assess individual training needs and develop customised training programmes.
We offer a range of opportunities from a minimum of eight hours* a week as a second job, to full-
*We need a minimum hours requirement to allow staff to build up experience. Experienced staff may be able to reduce their hours to a minimum of four per week if necessary.
However, we do have some work available during the normal working week. We currently provide a primary care practitioner service in the Emergency Department at the Queen’s Medical Centre – daily between 10:00 and midnight. This role is well suited to experienced nurses, PCPs, ECPs and non-
We also provide a daytime service to local GPs – the Clinical Navigator. This service offers alternatives to hospital attendance of admission for adults with urgent medical or surgical problems.
Working in NEMS GP OOH Service
As the GP OOH service, we are here to deal with urgent need when the doctor's surgery is closed -
In order to determine the need for care, nurses at NEMS provide telephone triage to patients. Full training will be given in the use of the Plain TAS (Telephone Assessment Software), which supports the clinical decision-
We also require clinicians that can provide telephone assessment without using decision support software, in association with patients referred to us by NHS 111 – the new urgent healthcare telephone assessment service which will have England-
Some patients will be given an appointment to attend NEMS to see either a nurse or a doctor. Nurses and Emergency Care Practitioners can complete many consultations with the use of PGD's (Patient Group Directives) or as non-
NEMS Community Benefit Services Limited
Registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965
Register No. 29847R