The Practice Manager Mrs Sandra Allan is responsible for the management and administration of the practice. Her team of receptionists, secretaries and administrative staff carry out the administration and reception duties required in the organisation of the practice. Sandra would be happy to hear your views and suggestions about the services provided by the Practice. Her direct telephone number is 0131 561 9215.
|Mrs Jill Guild (f)|
|The midwives look after pregnant patients and hold regular antenatal clinics.|
Telephone 0131-561-5533. Thursday only 0131-663-1051.
|Nurse Susan Cowan (f)|
|The district nurses provide nursing care in the patient’s home. They refer on to other agencies if required and ensure that non-nursing needs are also met appropriately.|
|Nurse Helen Ramsay|
|Katrina Leith (f)|
|Health Visitors are trained nurses with experience in community care, child surveillance, children with special needs, child protection, care of the elderly, midwifery and health promotion. They may be contacted through the surgery or at their own base, and will see you either in your own home or at their base. Health visitors liaise with other professions and agencies.|
|Moira Cresswell (f)|
|Patricia Chisholm (f)|
|Tracy Walls (m)|
Dietitian - Telephone 0131-663-1051 Direct dial Tuesday pm only -0131-561-9246 Nurse Counsellor - Telephone 0131-561-9244 Speech and Language Therapist - Judith Barron Telephone 0131-454-9544 or 0131-561-9245 Or contact the Speech and Language Department who are based here at the Medical Centre Your GP or Health Visitor will refer you or you can self refer. The Speech and Language therapist provides clinics where she will assess children and young adults’ communication skills, providing diagnosis and treatment for a range of speech and language and communication problems. Additional support can be provided for eating, swallowing and educational difficulties. Support and advice can be offered to families, carers, teachers and other relevant individual needs. Contact the therapist directly or the department for more information. Physiotherapist - Margaret Sherriffs Telephone 0131-561-9242 The physiotherapist sees patients in booked appointments. Your GP will refer you. Podiatrist - Denise Kerr Telephone 0131- 561- 9243 You can self refer. Please ask at Reception for an application form.