At Lorn Medical centre we value the future of General Practice and to ensure this we are a training practice.

This means we have fully qualified doctors who are completing specialist training in General Practice based in the practice. They are GP specialist trainees.

These doctors are supported and supervised by experienced GPs

As part of training these doctors may record or video consultations. This is always done with prior consent from the patient and the recordings are kept confidential viewed only by a GP trainer or GP examiner . If the doctor would like to record your consultation consent will be obtained before hand .You can withdraw this consent at anytime including during and after the recording.

We also have medical students from Aberdeen University with us twice a year.

Nurse Practitioners

Ann Mackeller
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.



Lorraine Macintyre
Sarah Nicholson
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.


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.

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.

Healthcare Assistants

Jill Carswell

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

Janet Welsh
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