Dr Michael Baillie
BSc MB ChB St Andrews 1993 Manchester 1996
Kay Totten,our Interim Practice manager, oversees the day-to-day administration and smooth running of the practice.
Our receptionists, Peggy, Nicola, David, Chelsea and Alitta are specially trained to help you gain access to different members of the practice team and to deal with your enquires and requests as efficiently as possible whilst respecting your confidentiality.
Susan Davis and Patricia Beattie, our practice nurses, are available for health education (smoking, diet, exercise), health check-up and vaccinations. They are available for, blood pressure screening, weight control, height and urine testing, cervical smears and chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure).
Health Care Assistant
The main role of our health care assistant, Linda McDonald, is to help with the blood samples and also to assist the medical team with the various chronic disease management clinics provided by the practice.
The practice engages the services of a fully qualified locum GP as required, for example, to cover holidays.
These nurses provide skilled nursing care for patients in their own home. They do dressings, bathing of the disabled at home, advise about incontinence and nursing appliances as well as managing all aspects of short and long-term nursing care of patients at home. They provide support and advice for 'carers' of patients at home.
The district nurses can be contacted on 01324 554231 between 9.00am to 10.00am and 1.30pm to 4.45pm.
Health visitors can also be contacted on 01324 554231 between 9.00am to 10.00am and 3.30pm to 4.45pm.
They promote the good health of our patients of all age groups both at home and in the surgery and assess the needs of the elderly, disadvantaged and disabled and can mobilise, help and support accordingly. Actively involved in prevention of disease and maintenance of good health in mothers, babies and pre-school children at the weekly immunisations and child development clinics in the practice, they are available for help and advice on all aspects of health care for mothers, babies and pre-school children.
The health visitors also run a well baby clinic in the Health Centre every Thursday between 1.30pm to 2.30pm - No appointment required.
Other health care professionals are available via the practice and include:
- Treatment Room Nurse
- Macmillan Nurses
- Speech Therapist