Ordering of Repeat Medications
From 4th July 2016 we will no longer accept prescription requests from the Chemist. You can only order medication by
1. Placing your repeat medication slip in the box located in the waiting area
2. Order online via our practice website at www.burnbankmedicalcentre.co.uk
3. Telephoning our new prescription voicemail system 01698 456622 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
It is estimated that over £15 million pounds worth of prescribed medication in Scotland is wasted each year. We all have a part to play in reducing this.
OUR LATEST PATIENT SURVEY CAN BE VIEWED BY ACCESSING www.healthcareexperienceresults.org and typing in Burnbank Medical Centre into the search box. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please write to Claire Murdoch, Practice Manager
BSc (Glasgow) 1987 MB ChB (Glasgow) 1993 DRCOG 1995 DFFP 1997 MRCGP 1997 – full time
MB ChB (Glasgow) 1992 FRCS 1996 FRCS (ENT) 1997 DRCOG 2000 MRCGP 2000 – full time
MB ChB (Aberdeen) 1998 DCH 2001 DFFP 2002 MRCGP 2004 – full time
MB ChB (Glasgow) 1998 DRCOG 2000 DFFP 2002 MRCGP 2002 Dip Diabetes 2005 - part time (mornings only)
MBChB (Honours) (Dundee) 2009 MRCGP May 18 (regular Doctor working with the practice on a Monday and Thursday)
MBChB Baghdad 1998 MRCGP 2017 (regular Doctor working with the practice) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
RGN, RM, Dip Asthma, Dip Diabetes, Dip COPD, Ind. Nurse Prescriber, Advanced Clinical Assessment & Decision Making in Acute and Primary Care
RGN, BA Nursing, SPQ District Nursing, Advanced Clinical Assessment & Decision Making in Acute and Primary Care
Health Care Assistants are able to check your Height, Weight, Urine and Blood Pressure. They are also able to carry out phlebotomy (taking blood).
Mrs Claire Murdoch MIHM Practice Manager (Diploma in Primary Care Management)
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.
Mrs Rhona McCracken Assistant Practice Manager (Introductory Certificate in Management)
Supervises the reception area on a daily basis and deputises for the Practice Manager in her absence.
Our Receptionists Lisa, Linda W, Linda B, Geraldine, Kay and Louisa 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 enquiries.
Based at Udston Hospital/Blantyre Health Centre, these nurses deliver nursing care to patients of all ages within their own environment. They also liaise with other agencies to support patients’ needs within the community. You may contact them on 03003030263.
Based at Blantyre Health Centre, Blantyre Health Visitors are specially trained in public health nursing. Their remit involves the promotion of health and prevention of ill health. Working mainly with families of children under 5. You may contact them on 01698 723173.
Mrs Shonaid McCabe is an Occupational Therapist. She will be joining the practice 3 days per week from Monday 20th November 2017. Referral to Shonaid will be made via your usual GP.
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