The district nursing team provide skilled nursing care for those unable to attend the surgery and also offers advise to carers. The District Nursing Team is in daily contact with Dr McAuley. Nursing care at home can include care of the terminally ill, disabled, acutely ill and post operative care.

Patients requiring district nursing input should contact the medical centre were a referral can be made to district nursing


Mrs Rose Ward and Mrs Kathy Travers are the Practice Nurses and they are available by appointment for any of the following:

Mental Health, Asthma, Health Assessments on newly registered patients. Warfarin monitoring, Minor injury, Cervical Smears, Asthma follow-up, Diabetic follow up, Dressing, stitch and staple removal, Ear Syringing, Heart attack/stroke prevention, Travel/flu vaccination and other injections at the, Doctors advice, Well person clinics/weight reduction advice, Coronary, Heart Disease, Stroke/TIA, Epilepsy, C.O.P.D.

Both Nurses also assist the doctors in minor surgery and are always available to offer professional advice.

Health Visitor


Mrs Heather Orr is the Practice Manager and is responsible for the management and administration of the practice. She will be happy to hear your views and suggestions about the services provided. You can arrange an appointment to speak to her personally by contacting reception.


The staff at the reception desk will assist you in making emergency and routine appointments to see your doctor or practice nurse, undertake repeat prescriptions, answer numerous and varied questions and offer help and assistance at all times.It is a legal requirement that confidentiality of patients’ records is maintained at the highest level by all staff.


Ms Lucinda McManus is The Practice Phlebotomist who is available by appointment to take bloods.

Contact reception to make an appointment.

PHLEBOTOMIST: Ms Lucinda McManus


The midwife will share your antenatal care with the doctors and care for mother and baby for the first 10 days or longer if necessary, after birth. Care is then transferred to the Health Visitor. The Midwife has full liaison with Dr McAuley and Dr Mangard.