The Practice Team

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Members of Practice Staff do change from time to time, however to do aim to maintain a similar level of service. All staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the Doctors.

CLINICAL ADMINISTRATOR – Lynn Brown

RGN. Diploma in Implementation of Triage.
Lynn is both Practice Nurse and Practice Manager. The combination of the dual role enhances patient care and effects a seamless liaison between the patients and the practice. Lynn is responsible for the overall organisation of the Practice.

DEPUTE PRACTICE MANAGER – Ruth Poynton

Ruth is deputy manager, and is responsible for much of the day-to-day running of the practice and provision of practice services.

RECEPTION STAFF

All reception staff receive professional training and they play an important part in the smooth running of the practice. They answer the phone, make appointments, take messages, generate prescriptions and file notes.

With 6, 500 patients this is a never ending and difficult job which they do well.

Please remember the reception staff follow the instructions of the GP’s therefore please do not be offended if the staff seek clinical information. This is done only to ease the delivery of an effective service or to clarify the urgency of particular problems.

PRACTICE NURSE – Sister Janette Ure

RGN EN FPC Diploma in Asthma Care. Diabetic Diploma.
Sister Ure is head of the Nursing Team within the Practice and responsible for specialist clinics and general Nursing Management.

PRACTICE NURSE – Yvonne Patton

RGN. RM. Diploma in Health Studies.
Yvonne is responsible for provision of routine Nursing care and Nursing support in terms of delivery of general medical services.

PRIMARY CARE SUPPORT WORKER – Kathleen Kinnaird

PHCAC- Diploma.
A fully trained member of the team, who provides support for the Nursing services within the practice.
To contact any member of the Nursing Team please telephone 0141 211 8260

DISTRICT NURSES

Sister Norma Campbell – RGN SCM DN Diploma in Palliative Care. NP

Sister Sharon Sinclair – RGN BSc.
The district nursing team provides treatment and advice to the housebound and those patients recently discharged from hospital.

MIDWIFE

The midwife will carry out visits to both antenatal and postnatal patients as well as running the antenatal clinic based in the surgery.

GENERAL PRACTICE REGISTRARS

Our practice is a training practice. Our Registrars are fully qualified and have a great deal of hospital experience. Registrars are attached to our practice for 12 months to enable them to train as a GP. Dr Deighan and Dr Maclean are responsible for training. You may be requested to participate in video consultations from time to time, this allows us to evaluate the progress of the Doctor, and help them prepare for exams.

MEDICAL STUDENTS

Our practice also participates in the training of final year medical students in general practice. They have a wide experience of hospital work before their attachment to our practice.

NURSING STUDENTS

Occasionally Nursing students are attached to the practice to offer them a wider experience of Primary Care. They will be encouraged to develop their skills and experience, under the supervision of fully qualified staff.