Healthcare Team


Doctors

Our doctors work as a group and although you are registered with a named doctor you may see any of the doctors in the practice.

Partners

Dr Judith Anderson (f) MB ChB Edinburgh 1986
Dr Ziad Al-Najim (m) MB ChB Baghdad 1993 MRCGP MSc DOccMed DRCOG Cert Traffic Med DFFP
Dr Paul Climie (m) MBChB Glasgow 1994 BSc MRCGP
Dr Paula Lynch (f) MB ChB MRCGP DFFP (Glasgow) 1999
Dr Iain Harrison (m) MB ChB BMSc MRCGP (Dundee) 2010

GP Training

The Practice are an accredited training Practice. This means that at any time there will be a GP Trainee / Trainees working alongside the established Partners. These doctors are fully qualified with hospital experience, and are attached to the Practice for 18 months of their Specialist GP Training Program, the remainder of which is undertaken in hospital. Find our more on our Specialist GP Training Program page.

General Practice Manager

Diane Ramsay Chartered MCIPD, Pg Dip HRM

The Practice Manager is responsible for the management and administration of the practice and is happy to give advice on non-medical matters. She will deal with any complaints and will be pleased to hear suggestions on how to improve the service provided.

Practice Nurses

Lead Nurse

Marilyn Traynor RGN SCM, Honours in Minor Illness and Clinical Decision Making, Chronic Disease Management, Nurse Prescriber

Practice Nurses

Jeanette Tiffoney RGN, SEN HNDip Adult, BSc Travel, Honours in Minor Illness and Clinical Decision Making, Chronic Disease Management, Nurse Prescriber

Carole Gibson
RGN

For information on the clinics & services provided by our Nurses & Clinical Team, please take a look at our Health Services section.

Medical Receptionists

All medical receptionists are here to ensure that patients are dealt with courteously and efficiently.

Gillian Boyd

Janice Hunter

Laura Stewart

Donna McCulloch

Kirsty Jardine

Helen Watson

Gaynor McKenzie

Gillian Crawford

Our receptionists deal with telephone calls, prescription requests, appointments and all general inquiries. The staff are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as clinical staff.

Health Care Support Worker

Julie Monaghan

Our healthcare assistant works with our clinical team to help with the day to day running of our chronic disease management clinics. Julie has been trained by our team of nurses and have attended the necessary college / university to gain a Healthcare Support Worker qualification. 

Appointments are available at various times through out the week. Please contact the receptionist on 0141 207 7730 to arrange an appointment.

Phlebotomist

Julie Wallace

A phlebotomist is available Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8.30am - 11am, to carry out blood tests on patients, at the request of the doctors. To arrange an appointment please telephone 0141 207 7730.

Community Pharmacists & Nursing Staff

Pharmacists

Aileen Courtney & Julieanne Lock

Our Pharmacists liaise between the Health and Social Care Partnership and the partners on prescribing issues. They also carry out reviews of patients’ repeat medication. 

District Nurses

The practice works closely with the district nursing team who give nursing care to patients in their homes, at the request of the doctors; If you need to contact them please telephone 0141 207 7750.

Health Visitors

Health visitors are involved in the healthcare of patients, particularly children, expectant mothers, the elderly and physically handicapped. You may contact them directly on 0141 207 7457.

Midwife

The doctors work with the Orange midwife team from the Royal Alexandra Hospital. The practice's ante-natal clinic is held on a Friday afternoon from 2pm - 4pm. This is by appointment only. If you need to contact the midwife you can call them at the Royal Alexandra Hospital on 0141 580 4731.