Orchard House Health CentreUnion StreetStirling, FK8 1PHTel: 01786 450394
Meet the Expert Information
MBChB, MRCGP (Glasgow 1984)
MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP. (Glasgow 2001)
Sister Jess MacAdam, RGN
M.A. (Social Science)
District Nurse Certificate
Cervical Screening Certificate
Diploma in Asthma
Diploma in COPD
Diploma in Diabetes
Independent Nurse Prescriber
Advanced Clinical Assessment Module
Certificate in Minor Illness & Telephone Triage
Sister MacAdam is a highly qualified and experienced nurse able to deal with minor conditions and will refer you to a doctor if required. She holds certificates in Family Planning and can issue Repeat Prescriptions for oral contraception and offer general contraception advice. Carry out Cervical Screening. She can also advise on healthy travel and immunisations as well as general health promotion issues with specific expertise in diabetic and respiratory problems.
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.
Dot Clydesdale is our qualified phlebotomist (person who takes blood)
Mrs Lesley Ferguson
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our antenatal clinics and postnatal care involve the help of the Community Midwifes of the Holly team, who are actively involved in antenatal and postnatal care, Parenthood education and breast feeding workshops. Further information on the Team is available on request.
The Holly Team can be contacted on: -
Bannockburn Area - 07827 982199 Stirling Area - 07766 085929
If you wish to contact the district nurse directly, telephone Stirling 01786 479555. Now based at St. Ninians Health Centre.
The district nurses provide specialist home nursing care, advice and support to our elderly, housebound and terminally ill patients, their relatives and carers.
Each patient’s needs are assessed and their care/treatment planned accordingly.
Susan Kennedy RN, RM, Ba Educ. Studies, BSC Health Studies (HV Option), Cert. Family Planning, Extended nurse Prescriber.
Casey Hooper RGN (Adult trained), BA Sociology & Culture, Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years working towards Masters.
Our health visitor are registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Margaret Kirkwood, Health Care Assistant
Margaret works with the Health Visitor in an Administration role with in the Community her remit covers - Health Promotion, Baby Clinic, Baby Cafe(Breast Feeding Support/Advice), Toddler Groups, has Completed Incredible Years Course in connection with Parenting. Offering advice and assistance with Continence.
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