Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, AB12 4QP

    Telephone: 01224 780223
    Out of hours: 111

    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 Ewan Clark MBChB, MRCGP; Areas of speciality - Minor Surgery and Orthopaedic Medicine.

    Dr Jonathan Blake MBChB, MRCGP; Area of speciality - Diabetes

    Dr Vicki Guthrie MBChB, FRCGP, Diploma in Family Planning; Areas of speciality - Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare

    Dr Graeme Brown MBChB, MRCGP; Areas of speciality - Diabetes and Child Health

    Dr Stephen Reed MBChB, MRCGP;  Area of speciality - Respiratory Medicine

    Dr Laura Simpson MBChB, MRCGP; Areas of speciality - Sexual and Reproductive Health

    Dr Lesley Hannah MBChB, DRCOG; Area of speciality - care of the elderly

    Dr David Lovell MBChB, MRCGP

    Dr Aileen Connelly MBChB, MRCGP

    Salaried GPs

    Dr Caroline Stevenson MRCGP, DFSRH, DGM

    Dr Rachael Hamilton MBChB

    Dr Michelle Harper MBChB, MRCGP

    GP Registrars & Medical and Nursing Students

    We are proud to be actively involved in the training of GP Registrars and medical and nursing students. 

    Dr Adebimpe Ibuoye & Dr Alina Pirlog are currently training with us as Registrar GPs.

    We gratefully acknowledge patient co-operation in agreeing to consultations being video-recorded for training purposes. You will always be asked in advance for your consent and are at liberty to refuse to continue with the video at any time before, during or after your consultation.

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    Nurses & Clinical Team

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

    Pharmacist

    Dr Gillian Cunningham PhD, MRPharmS

    Gillian advises the doctors and clinical staff on best prescribing practice. In her hypertension and cardiac clinics she reviews patients' conditions to ensure that their prescribed medicines remain appropriate for treatment of their medical condition. Gillian also oversees prescribing of repeat medication within the practice.

    Nursing Team

    Elizabeth Cook, RGN, BA Community Health Nursing (specialising in general practice), Fellow of the QNIS (Queen's Nurses), Nurse Prescriber - Nurse Practitioner and Team Leader; Special Interests include nurse triage, minor illness and family planning

    Elizabeth Smith, RGN, Nurse Prescriber - Special Interest include nurse triage, minor illness, asthma, COPD, warfarin management, cardiac clinics and thyroid

    Kathleen Bisset, Practice Nurse, Diabetes Diploma, Family Planning Certificate; special interests include minor illness, diabetes, family planning, COPD, thyroid, warfain management, cardiac clinics, travel immunisations and advice

    Irene Penman, Practice Nurse, Diabetic Diploma; special interests include diabetes, warfarin management, wound care, travel immunisations and advice

    Lawrene Stewart, Practice Nurse; special interest asthma, warfarin management, wound care, travel, childhood immunisations and minor illness

    Lindsay Callander, Practice Nurse; special interest minor illness

    Megan Allan, Treatment Room Nurse

    Debbie Towler, Health Care Assistant

    Diane Murray, Health Care Assistant

    Community Team

    Our Community Team comprises:

    • Health Visitors
    • District Nurses
    • Community Nurses
    • Midwife
    • Physiotherapist
    • Chiropodist

    District Nurses

    The District Nursing team provide high quality nursing care in the community on weekdays between 8.30am and 5pm.  They can be contacted on 01224 781255. After 5pm and at weekends a District Nurse is on call for emergencies and can be contacted by calling 01569 792000, or by contacting NHS24 on 08454 242424.  Their services are primarily within the domestic setting, for those too ill to attend the Practice Nurse, and tailored to the patient's needs.  Specialist areas include skin and wound care, acute and chronic disease management and nursing the terminally ill.  Our community nurses provide a variety of medical and nursing services including the removal of stitches, dressings, blood sampling, general health advice, etc.

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    Management & Administration

    Practice Managers

    Mrs Lyn King

    Lyn manages the day to day running of the surgery and is responsible for ensuring that we meet all our requirements of patient care, health and safety and confidentiality. She liaises with NHS Grampian and other NHS bodies as well as meeting regularly with the doctors to plan ways to carry through their vision and plans for the practice. 

    If you have compliments or complaints please address them to Mrs Lyn King.

    Mr Ian Gillis

    Ian manages the business side of the practice, its finances and contracts with suppliers. He also ensures that the practice meets its statutory obligations with regard to the public and staff.

    Administrative Staff

    We have a skilled team of receptionists, administrative staff,secretaries and dispensers working under the supervision of our Assistant Practice Manager, LindaThom and our Office Manager, Roberta Ross.