Doctors and Staff

General Practitioners

Dr Gillian J Steele MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP (Female) Aberdeen 1978
Dr Peter Robertson BSc (Hons) MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP (Male) Edinburgh 1984
Dr Jane Pepper MB ChB MRCGP DCCH (Female) Edinburgh 1987
Dr Amanda F MacColl MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP (Female) Liverpool 1989
Dr Iain J M Smith MB BChir DFFP MRCGP (Male) Cambridge 1990
Dr Thomas J Hanna MB BCh MRCGP DFSRH DRCOG (Male) Belfast 2004
Dr Tracey Phillips BSc MS PhD MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP (Female) Liverpool 2008
Dr Sarah Little
(salaried GP)
BSc (Hons) MB ChB DRCOG DCH DFSRH MRCGP (Female)
Glasgow 2003

Practice Nurses

Sr Evelyn McCluskey RGN
Sr Frances Lockhart RGN
Sr Dominique Cosgrove RGN
Sr Tracey Healy RGN

The West Lothian Community Health and Care Partnership also employ District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives, Speech Therapist, Community Psychiatric Nurses and a Podiatrist who all work from within the health centre.

Practice Staff

Practice Manager

Margaret-Anne Smith is the Practice Manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the health centre and the management of the practice. If you have any suggestions, complaints or comments to make, please feel free in the first instance to discuss these with her. In her absence, you should contact her deputy, Alison Campbell, Office Manager.

Personal Secretaries

The secretaries are your link with the doctor. If you wish to contact your doctor on any matter, please contact the secretary in the first instance. Enquiries, requests for house visits, test results, etc should also be directed to your doctor's secretary. The secretaries are available from 8.30 - 11.00am and 1.00 - 4.45pm.

Reception Staff/Clerical Officers

The reception staff will assist you in making appointments to see your doctor and will deal with any general enquiries you may have. They will also assist your doctor's secretary in dealing with clerical work associated with the practice or pass you on to your doctor's secretary where appropriate.

Computer Officer

The computer officer keeps all your medical information up to date on the computer and is also involved in the development of information technology within the practice.

Community Receptionist/Secretary

The community staff deal with your appointments for other community clinics.

Practice/Treatment Room Nurses

The practice/treatment room nurses are available to deal with dressings, injections, blood tests, ear syringing, cervical smears, removal of stitches etc and to manage various clinics such as asthma, well man and well women clinics and heart care clinics. They also assist your doctor in various clinics such as immunisations, boosters, flu and pneumovax, diabetic, COPD and carrying out various procedures. Telephone the health centre for an appointment.

Phlebotomist

The phlebotomist, who is here to take your blood tests, is with us for a couple of hours every day.

District Nurses

The district nurses help families to look after patients who require nursing at home. You can contact the district nurses by telephoning the health centre.

Health Visitors, Staff Nurse And Nursery Nurse

The health visiting team provides health promotion and health education primarily to under 5 year olds. They also offer advice and support to parents on many topics including child development and behaviour issues. They can be contacted on weekdays through the community receptionist.

Community Midwives

The community midwives work in partnership with your GP and obstetrician to provide holistic antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. Regular clinic sessions are run during the week. Home visits are organised as required. The midwives can be contacted via the health centre number and if they are unavailable you can leave a message.

General Practitioner Registrar And Students

Our practice is a training/teaching practice. Registrars are fully qualified and have a great deal of hospital experience. They are attached to our practice for a period of 12 months. We also have medical students attached to the practice for short periods of time.

When you are booking your appointment you may be asked if you would like an appointment with the registrar.

Consultations with the registrar are sometimes videoed for educational purposes but a patient would always be asked for consent before this happened.

 

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