The surgery is now offering flu vaccinations please contact the practice to book an appointment.

Please DO NOT ATTEND the Practice unless you have a pre-booked appointment. This is to reduce your risk to the current corona virus outbreak.

When ordering a prescription on Patient Access could you please state which pharmacy you would like this sent to in your requests.


Community Pharmacist

Our Pharmacist runs a clinic here at the Practice. She also actions changes suggested by NHS Ayrshire and Arran in light of new evidence and guidance. Appointments are made via the Practice .

Community Links Practitioners

Rebecca Watson

Our Community Links Practitioners runs a Clinic within the Surgery every Friday and when necessary at a patient’s home. She is able to help you work through a wide range of concerns you may have regarding keeping well in the community and is here to help you improve your health and wellbeing, through connecting you with activities and services in the area. Some of things she can help you with are:

· Training, volunteering and employment
· Self-management of health
· Money and welfare support
· Local activities and hobby groups
· Housing issues

If you wish to self-refer ask the practice receptionist or GP for further information.

Community Midwives

Gillian Alexander

Our midwife provides both antenatal and postnatal care to our pregnant ladies. She runs an antenatal clinic within the surgery as well as visiting our patients at home. We offer pre-conceptual advice with which she is also involved. She can be contacted directly on 01292 285893.

Community Nurses

The district nursing service provides care to our patients who are unable to come to the Practice or are housebound.

The district nurse can be contacted on 01292 513878.

Community Team

Social work – 01292 281993

The social workers attached to the surgery are Hayley Shaw and Alan Berry.

Health Visitors

Sharon Hay

As well as providing support and advice to parents of our under 5s, our Health Visitor carries out developmental assessments. The Health Visitor is usually available for advice and can be contacted through their office on 01292 885532, normally the answer phone is on but if you leave a message they will return your call as soon as possible.

Child Immunisation Programme

The practice offers all immunisations covered within the under 5 year old child programme. These clinics are held on every alternate Thursday morning by appointment. 

Attached Staff

Gail Blockley


Our dietician runs a clinic monthly in the surgery for all aspects of dietary advice. Additionally, she will see patients at home when necessary. Appointments are made via the Practice.

Patricia McCormack

Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)

Our CPN sees our patients with a range of conditions from anxiety and phobias to severe mental illness. They provide support within the community to our patients and provide a valuable liaison with our hospital colleagues. We also have a dedicated CPN for the elderly who provides the same service but also deals with the problems more unique to our elderly population. Referrals are initially made after assessment by the doctors.

Colin Walker

Hospice Nurse

Our hospice nurse works with all members of our practice team and is responsible for the home care of patients referred to the Hospice. They provide help and support and are a valuable link between the hospice and the doctors in the practice in the care of our patients. Once referral has been made they can be contacted directly on 01292 269200.

Michelle Robertson

Mental Health Practitioner 

If you are between the age of 18-64 and have a non-urgent mental health problem, then make an appointment with our mental health nurse practitioner (MHP) – Michelle Robertson, who can see you for assessment of your mental health and further signpost or refer you to other services.

The MHP service will provide:

·        Possible telephone triage to ascertain clinical need/priority

·        Face to face mental health screening/assessment appointments

·        Sign posting/ onward referral to the most appropriate service

·        Psycho education for patients


Please note: the MHP service does not provide:

·        Fit notes

·        Prescriptions


Already known to Mental Health Services?

If you are already known to mental health services you should contact your local health team directly.

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