Pharmacists

Mrs Sabrina Ahmad (f)

MPharmS, IndPresc.  Sabrina is a pharmacist employed by the health board who works in the practice.  Sabrina is an Independent Prescriber who is involved in management of prescriptions, medication reviews, medication enquiries, health promotion and patient consultations.  Sabrina is available on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.

Community Nurses

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 communityYou may contact them on 03003030263.

Health Visitors

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.

Attached Staff

Ms Amanda Turner (f)

Amanda Turner BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy joined the practice 3 days per week from February 2020.   You can self-refer to Amanda or alternatively referral will be made via your usual GP

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists are health professionals who help people with a range of health problems and long-term conditions to manage everyday activities (occupations) that matter to them.

 

This includes activities

  • at home -  dressing, bathing, housework, cooking, hobbies
  • at work – including paid work, volunteering, education and carer roles
  • in the community –  driving or using public transport, shopping, socialising, being physically active, leisure activities

 Could I benefit from Occupational Therapy?

If you have noticed any changes in your ability to carry out everyday activities, the occupational therapy service in your surgery may be able to help you.  

 

You may be experiencing difficulties due to:

  • Anxiety or low mood
  • Frailty
  • Falls or fear of falling
  • Pain or fatigue