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.

Practice Management

Mark Dixon

Mark joined the Practice in February 2022 as Practice Manager having previously managed multiple GP Practices in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Prior to working in the NHS, Mark has undertaken business consultancy roles and also worked in banking, outsourcing, automotive, property, debt management and law sectors in the UK, Ireland and India

Mairi Dunnings

Practice Manager Mairi Dunnings BSc

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.

Mairi

Administration

Sheena MacInnes - Business Manager

Shirley Ann McCaskill - Medical Secretary

Morag McHardy - Secretary/Administrator

Joyce Matheson - Administrator

Andrea MacGuire- Administrator

Kirsteen Clark - Administrator

Margot MacLeod - Administrator

Reception

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. Our staff are fully trained and are happy to assist you in making the best use of our services to answer any question or deal with any request that you may have. It is necessary at times for them to ask further questions to enable them to provide the most appropriate response.

They provide basic information on services, will pass on test results after the clinician has checked them. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries.

Our Reception Team are:

Fiona Stephen

Lorna Armour

Fiona MacGilvray

Angela Anderson

Rebecca MacDougall

Rhoda Beaton

Jacqueline Picken

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