Attached Staff

 District Nurses:  Tel: 01563 825 921

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, 

    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

    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

    Nurse Training

    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.

    Podiatry Services

    Services available include:

  • Biomechanics

  • Nail surgery

  • 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
    Crosshouse Hospital
    Kilmarnock
    KA2 0BE

    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.

 

Midwife

 

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 Team

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 and Rachael Allison. Sonia works in the practice on a  Tuesday and Wednesday, and Rachael works in the practice every alternate Thursday and every Friday. 

The Pharmacy Assistant attached to our practice is Siobhann Maitland. Siobhann works in the practice on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Mental Health Practitioner 

Marie Borthwick:

Advance Practitioner Physiotherapist

Alison Montgomerie:

Comunity Link Worker

Ann Porter:

Child Immunisation Clinic Nurse

Heather Martin

 

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