District Nurses (Tel: (01294) 832489)
Carol Kirk, District Nursing Sister, Rhona Baker, Shirley Tulloch & Joyce Bingham, District Nurses and Roberta Clegg (HCA).
The District Nursing Team will provide specialist nursing care for patients within their home environment. They will provide care and health advice for patients with:
Acute and chronic wounds
Ear syringing and phlebotomy service
Administration of injections
Support and care for patients with a long-term condition
Support and care for patients with a terminal illness
Support to relatives and carers
Promotion of continence
Provision of equipment to support care at home
Referral to the District Nursing service can be made via your GP, hospital, self-referral, friends, family or carers.
Early Years Children & Families
Health Visitors - Tel: (01294) 836753
Bernadette Henderson SCPHN, Dawn Hands SCPHN, Tara McCloskey (Family Nurse)
The Health Visiting Service provides professional care, advice and support to promote Health and well being to preschool children and their families. Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.
School Nurse: Ellen McEwing Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Tel No 01294-836769
School nursing service aims to promote health and well being in school age children. Encouragement of children and young people to make healthy lifestyle choices, whilst working in partnership with education. Covers Garnock Academy and all area primary schools
From time to time, student nurses may be invited to join our practice to gain experience in general medical practice, community nursing, health visiting and midwifery.
Services available include:
Diabetes screening and treatment
Chronic foot deformity and lesions
Health education/footwear advice
Access to a podiatry assessment can be arranged by picking up and completing a podiatry referral form available at reception desk. You should then forward completed form to:
AHP Referral Management Centre
20 Lister Street
If you wish to enquire about a Podiatry referral or a podiatry appointment, please contact the above office on 01563-826361 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm.
Susan Nelson (01563 825 411)
If you require a midwife in an emergency please call Ayrshire Maternity Unit on 01563 825300 and ask for a midwife covering the Dalry area.
The midwife is actively involved in pre-conceptual, antenatal and postnatal care. Parenthood education and breastfeeding workshops are offered locally. In association with health visiting colleagues, we provide breastfeeding support and a First-year Group for new parents.
Pharmacy services are taking a crucial role in Scotland; most GP surgeries now have access to a Pharmacist or a Pharmacy Technician with advanced clinical skills.
Pharmacists with advanced clinical skills and Pharmacy Technicians in GP practices will improve pharmaceutical care and contribute to the multidisciplinary team.
The Pharmacy Team will provide the focus, resources and tools to support the safer use of medicines. They will improve the pharmaceutical care of residents in care homes and people being cared for in their own homes, as well as enhancing access to pharmaceutical care in remote and rural communities.
Our Pharmacist may contact you to discuss and advise you on your medication.
The Pharmacist attached to our practice is Sonia Ayad. Sonia works in the practice on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
The Pharmacy Assistant attached to our practice is Siobhann Maitland. Siobhann works in the practice on Mondays and Wednesdays.