Our Staff

Doctors

DR RICHARD CONLAN

Qualified 1998: Dundee MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DCH

GP Partner

DR CATHY MURRAY

Qualified 1995: Edinburgh MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

GP Partner

DR GARY O'NEILL

Qualified 2006: Aberdeen MBChB MRCGP

GP Partner

DR PAUL JONES

Qualified 2008: Glasgow MB ChB MRCGP

GP Partner

DR GUNAMINI DAHANAYAKE

Qualified 2001: University of Colombo, Sri Lanka MB BS MRCS (Ed) DOHNS MRCGP

Salaried GP

DR CIARA HARVEY

Qualified 2011: Manchester MBChB MRCGP

Salaried GP

DR YULIA GAIDAKOVA

Qualified 1999: Glasgow MBChB, MRCGP

Salaried GP

Locum Doctors

The Practice employs locum doctors on a sessional basis if required when one or more of the above doctors are absent.

Nurse Practitioners

The nurses are qualified to diagnose and assess health problems, recommend treatments and prescribe medications. They can provide you with information and advice and, if necessary, refer you to a Doctor or other health care professional. They may be able to help you with such conditions as coughs and colds, “flu-like” illness, sore throats, “tummy bugs”, urinary tract infections, vaginal discharge, head lice, scabies, chest infections, skin conditions, sore eyes, sore ears and other minor illness.

LESLEY MALONE

MARJORY THRUSFIELD

MARY SKED

Practice Nurses

The Practice Nursing Team provides advice on all aspects of health and illness, with a focus on preventative health care. Appointments may be made to see members of the Team for Asthma, Diabetes, Family Planning advice, Cervical Smears, New Patient Registration, Travel advice, Smoking Cessation, Blood Pressure monitoring and routine blood tests. Members of the Practice Nursing Team also provide emergency contraception.

GILLIAN CONNOLLY

RHONDA TAIT

Healthcare Assistants

CHRISTINE BRADY

KAY WHALLEY

DENISE HORNE

Phlebotomists

HAZEL DONNELLY

Treatment Room Nurses

Treatment Room Nurses are responsible for dressings, removal of stitches, injections, BP monitoring, dietary advice and cardiograms. They also take cervical smears, see patients with urinary tract infections and undertake ear syringing by appointment only on patients who have initially been assessed by the GP. Injuries that occur on the same day, e.g. burns, cuts and eye injuries may be seen.

JANICE HUTCHISON

Practice Management

LORRAINE BUNTING

District Nurses

The District Nurses are responsible for maintaining individuals in their own homes, maximising their ability to self-care, teaching and educating both patients and Carers. They can be contacted on: 0131 561 5519.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors are trained Nurses with additional training/experience in child, family and community health. They carry out developmental screening and immunisations and work as part of a team, which includes other health colleagues as well as social work, education and the voluntary sector. Their aim is to provide a holistic service to families; primarily the “under-5s”. They can be contacted on: 0131 561 5524.

Midwives

The Midwives are involved in the care of all women throughout their pregnancy. The Midwives hold antenatal booking and return appointment clinics. They can be contacted on: 0131 561 5533.