Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Yvonne Burns is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at the Surgery, where her main role is daily telephone triage and face to face consultations with patients and their families, for a range of conditions.
Yvonne has been a Nurse Practitioner for sixteen years, working mainly in the Emergency Departments. She also has a background in acute ENT, plastic surgery and maxillofacial surgery, and continues to utilise these skills whilst working at the Acorn Surgery.
In a past life, Yvonne was a Lecture Practitioner for post graduate students at London’s Kings College University, London. She continues to lecture on a locum basis.
Yvonne is keen, semi-competent sailor and an avid animal lover. She enjoys travel and is a history buff.