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. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Pauline Jespersen

BA SPGPN RSCN RGN RM RHV (Nursing Team Leader & Prescriber)

Pauline is a specialist practice nurse and leads and manages the practice and community nursing team.  She provides care for long term conditions including asthma, COPD and diabetes; and provides a service for patients requiring emergency appointments, family planning, women and men’s health.  She can prescribe from an extended range of medicines and can provide contraceptive implants and coils.



Fiona Thompson

BSc RGN (Nurse Independent Prescriber)

Fiona is a senior practice nurse who has worked at the practice for 15 years.  She offers a specialist diabetes nursing service for adults within the locality.  Within the practice she provides a service to patients with long term conditions including diabetes, asthma and COPD.  She is also an extended nurse prescriber.

Shiona Matheson


Shiona provides a general nursing service to our patients and has an interest in childhood immunnisation and travel health.

Frances Parkinson


Frances works with the practice and distrct nursing teams and provides a general nursing service to our patients; she also provides annual review of patients with long term conditions such as heart disease, stroke, hypertension.

Maureen MacDougall


Maureen provides a general nursing service to our patients and provides annual reviews for patients with long term conditions e.g epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension.

Lorraine Macintyre
Ruth Cavanagh


Ruth provides a few sessions per month at the practice.  She has an interest in travel health and women's health and can provide cervical screening and contraceptive implants.  

Ann Mackeller
Sarah Nicholson

Healthcare Assistants

Jill Carswell

Please make an appointment with Jill for blood tests, ECG, blood pressure checks and flu immunisations.

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