MB.BS (London 1990) FRCGP, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Thomson joined the Practice in April 1996 having qualified in London in 1990. She became Senior Partner in April 2015. Dr Thomson runs a clinic inserting and removing contraceptive implants, and is also Clinical Lead for patients with Drug Dependency. She is one of the GP Trainers within the Practice, responsible for training qualified doctors to become GPs.
Dr Thomson currently works a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday all day.
BSc (hons) MBChB (EDINBURGH 2005) MRCGP (2015)
Dr Tweedie joined the Practice as a Partner in 2016. After qualifing as a doctor in 2005, she spent 6 years working as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy. She works alongside Dr Thomson as a GP Trainer, responsible for the training of doctors to become GPs.
Dr Tweedie works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning and all day Thursday and Friday.
MBChB (2007) MRCGP BSc (Hons)
Dr Jack joined the practice as a Partner in August 2017. He has responsibility for undergraduate teaching of medical students. He also works alongside Dr Murray in Quality Improvement. In addition, he has a special interest in IT, and uses these skills to refine our practice IT systems.
He works a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday all day as well as Wednesday afternoon.
Dr FitzGerald Frazer joined the Practice in 2018. He qualified as a Doctor in 2011 and has spent 7 years working in Edinburgh. Dr Frazer became a GP Partner with Baronscourt Surgery in April 2019.
Dr Frazer works a Monday afternoon as well as Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday all day.
MBChB (Aberdeen 2008), MRCGP, DRCOG
Dr Ruthven joined the surgery as a salaried GP early 2018. Her clinical interests include medical education and assists Dr Jack in the education of the medical students.
Dr Ruthven is currently on maternity leave until November 2019, on her return she will work all day on a Tuesday and Friday.
Dr Thornton is our ST3 - previously known as a GP registrar. She has several years experience as a doctor and is in her final year of GP training. She will be with the Practice until August 2019.
Evelyn joined the practice early 2019 working alongside our GP's to see acute issues.
Evelyn works a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday all day.
A Phlebotomist can provide blood tests and blood pressure checks.
Julie is the practice Phlebotomist. She is skilled in drawing blood samples and can also measure blood pressure, height and weight.
Gillian joined the Practice in December 2015 bringing a number of years experience in Practice Management. As the Practice Manager, Gillian is responsible for the service provided by the practice administration team and for the business management of the practice.
Data Quality Lead
Jane joined the practice in March 2018. She is experienced in Data Management, responsible for the coding and summarising of patient records and monitoring of quality and efficiency of the clinical system
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 GP's 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.
The district nursing team is based in the surgery and provides specialist nursing care for housebound patients. The district nurses will assess, plan and provide the most appropriate and highest standard of nursing care in the patient's home.
The nursing team can be contacted on 0131 467 6006
RGN, BSc, SP
A health visitor is a 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 well-being.
The health visitor team can be contacted on 0131 467 7007.
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