Our Team

Doctors

Dr Gillian A Dames
MBChB (Glasgow 1990) DFFP (1994) DRCOG (June 1994) MRCGP (Jul 1994)
Dr Samiah Lateef
BSCs (St Andrews) 2002 MBChB (Manchester) 2005 MRCGP(2010)
Dr Harriet Rushworth
MBChB (Aberdeen) 2011, DRCOG (April 2015), MRCGP (Aug2017)
Dr Helen Richardson – part time (Female)
BSc (MedSCi) Glasgow 2006, MBChB Glasgow 2008, MRCFP August 2015, RCGP November, DFSRH May 2016, LoC SDI, FSRH May 2016

Nurses

Sister Susan Lees
Sister Mary Kelly
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as healthy living advice, blood pressure checks. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, and carry out cervical smears.

Practice Management

Cathie O’Kane
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Administration

Linda Tennant
Linda is supervisor/secretary who assists Cathie in the day to day running of the Practice.

Reception

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records 

Community Nurses

The primary role of the Community Nurses (District Nurses) is to provide skilled nursing and palliative care to housebound patients.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

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