Sister Gillian Perry
Sister Gillian Perry RGN BSc DN (Non Medical Prescriber) started with the practice in March 2018.Gillian is currently working towards ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER. She is an experienced nurse with 20 years of District Nursing. Gillian is a prescriber and is able to issue a range of prescriptions to patients during consultations.
Practice Nurses are fully trained in a wide range of skills including immunisations, health promotion, contraception and management of long-term conditions e.g. advise on diet and lifestyle choices, coronary heart disease, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation and obesity. Practice Nurses can extend their skills at Diploma Level and see many patients who previously would have seen the Doctor.
The Nursing Team run various Nurse-led clinics for diabetes, asthma, coronary heart disease and COPD as well as providing general nursing services.
Healthcare Assistants (including Phlebotomy)
Mrs June Hill
June has been with the practice since April 2016. You may know her from the Treatment Room here at Thornliebank where June worked for many years as a Phlebotomist.
June is available Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday mornings.
Healthcare Assistants are non-registered Nursing staff who assist in patient care and Practice related duties, as directed by and under the supervision of a Registered Healthcare Professional (including Lead Practice Nurse, Practice Manager and GPs). Healthcare Assistants work collaboratively with the General Practice Team to meet the needs of patients, and provide essential task-orientated services like taking blood samples (phlebotomy), new patient health checks, assisting with minor surgery and Diabetic foot checks. They play a crucial role in supporting the Clinical Team. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Treatment Room Nurses
0141 531 6900 – 09:00 – 16:30 Monday to Friday
Our treatment room nurses will see patients referred by the practice, hospitals and out patient clinics. They carry out routine blood tests (mornings only) along with dressings, stitch removal, ear syringing etc.
Attendance is by appointment only. Please call the above number to arrange an appointment.