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Dr. Campbell qualified in Belfast in 1986 and has been with the practice since 1993. She is a GP trainer, supervising the training of GP registrars attached to the practice.
Dr. Brown qualified in Dundee in 1995 and joined the practice in 2006. He has an interest in minor surgery and BASICS emergency care.
Dr. Masterton qualified in Manchester in 1999. She has an interest in family planning and GP training.
Dr Nicol qualified in Aberdeen in 2009. He was our registrar and has stayed on at the practice. He works three days every third week and also covers holidays for the other doctors.
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.
Ann was a district nurse but since retiring from this has joined the practice with roles both in reception and as a healthcare assistant - taking blood and blood pressure among other things.
The practice manager 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.
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.
Gareth runs the Dornoch pharmacy.
Along with dispensing and advising on medication pharmacists can provide confidential advice regarding a range of minor ailments. These include coughs and colds, skin and eye conditions, bowel problems and thrush.
Lucy is a prescribing support pharmacist and does some work for the practice and the health board to review various repeat prescriptions to help identify any changes to repeat medicines which would be beneficial.
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