DR ALEXANDRA MUIRHEAD
MChB , DRCOG , FRCSEd ( A&E), FCEM
DR KATHLEEN BOYLE
DR ISHTIAQ REHMAN
Dr I Rehman MBChB MRCGP MFSEM Dip SP Med (Salaried)
DR NICHOLAS TIMLIN
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Ann is a registered nurse who has undertaken several years of added academic and practical learning, resulting in advanced examination and interpretation skills. She is able to see and treat people of all ages. She works closely alongside the doctors in the practice. She refers to other doctors and health and social workers as and when needed. Ann holds minor ailment clinics in practice and can prescribe. Ann also is responsible for running dedicated weight management clinics in the practice.
Sister Davison undertakes treatment room duties in our practice.
Sister Dickson specialises in managing patients who have respiratory problems such as Asthma and COPD.
Practice Pharmacist works with GPs and patients to address medicine adherence. Reviewing patients on complex medicine regimens. Responding to acute medicine requests. Managing and prescribing for long-term conditions.
HCAs are important members of the practice team taking on some of the more routine tasks that used to be done by our practice nurses. They are responsible for checking blood pressure, taking blood samples, dressings , carrying out new patient health checks , Healthy Heart and Health Lungs screening at our practice.
The administrative team consists of Business Partner , Practice Manager, Practice Administrators, Practice Reception Supervisor and Medical Receptionists.
District Nurses help to care for housebound patients. They assess the nursing needs of housebound patients of all ages, and provide care and support for those patients. They have special expertise in areas such as wound care and care of the dying.
Though the District Nurses are not based in the surgery, we have regular contact with them and our doctors work very closely with them. If you think you need the services of a District Nurse, please contact the surgery.
Health Visitors are qualified nurses with further specialised training and are experienced in child health, health promotion and health education.
Health Visitors work to promote health in all age groups and give support to people in their homes, particularly mothers with young children. They run well baby clinics and carry out routine developmental checks on children.
Our Health Visitor will arrange to visit you and you baby at home for your convenience.
The community Midwife will perform all your ante-natal checks, do all the relevant blood tests and arrange all necessary ante-natal scans. If there are any ante-natal concerns she will either refer you back to your GP or pass you on to the Consultant Obstetric team for advice.
The midwife will be involved in the delivery of your baby and she will look after both mother and baby until baby is 10days old.