Our Staff

Doctors

DR DIANE MELROSE

MBChB (University of Glasgow 1991) DRCOG DFM DFFP DPD Dip Diabetes Management in Primary Care

Consulting days: Monday to Thursday

DR ULRIKE SCHULZ

Medical State Exam (Germany 1992), MRCGP

Consulting days: Monday to Thursday

DR KAREN FLETT

MBChB (Hons) (University of Aberdeen 1999), MRCGP

Consulting days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

DR JENNIFER ADAM

MBChB (University of Glasgow, 2008), MRCGP

Consulting days: Wednesday and Friday

DR LISA MCKENNA

MBChB (University of Glasgow 2004), DRCOG, MRCGP, BSc Hons

Consulting days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

DR LEONORA HOGAN

MBChB (University of Manchester 1995)

Consulting days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

DR LAURA BAIRD

MBChB (University of Glasgow 2013), MRCGP

Consulting days: Monday and Thursday

Nurse Practitioners

LORRAINE CONNON

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Consulting days: Monday to Friday

CLAIRE CHALMERS

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

FIONA CAMERON

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Practice Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

KAREN MCLEAN

Practice Nurse

Consulting days: Monday to Wednesday

LOUISE CURRIE

Practice Nurse

Consulting days: Monday to Friday

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

LYN WALES

Healthcare Assistant

Consulting days: Monday to Friday

Practice Management

The practice management team 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

NICOLA CLARK

Practice Manager

RENA HALL

Assistant Practice Manager

Reception Team

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 financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Pharmacists

MICHAEL MCGLYNN

Prescribing Support Pharmacist

Consulting days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Allied Health Professionals

We are delighted to be joined by staff from across NHS Lanarkshire to offer additional services to our patients.

BROOKE CAMERON

GP Community Link Worker

Consulting day: Thursday

ALISON JEFFERSON

Occupational Therapist

Consulting days: Wednesday and Friday

CLAIRE MCCARRON

Mental Health Liaison Nurse

Consulting day: Tuesday

Community Nurses

The community team of nurses care for patients who need nursing at home. For patients who live at addresses with post code: • G71 7/8 - contact Kirklands Team 03003 0302630 • G71 5/6 - contact Viewpark Health Centre 01698 810171 • ML4 - contact Bellshill Community Clinic 01698 575700

Health Visitors

The health visitors who cover our practice have a special responsibility to mothers and children under 5 and also the vulnerable elderly. You can contact them on: • G71 7/8 - contact Blantyre Health Centre 01698 727528 • G71 5/6 - contact Viewpark Health Centre 01698 810171 • ML4 - contact Bellshill Community Clinic 01698 575700