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Riccarton General PracticeThe AvenueRiccarton CampusEdinburgh, EH14 4ASTel: 0131 451 3010
MB ChB (Edinburgh 1975) FRCGP DRCOG AFOM
MB ChB (Aberdeen 1995) DFFP MRCGP DipDerm
MB ChB (Aberdeen 2003) MRCGP DFSRH DipOccMed
MB ChB (Aberdeen 2006) MRCGP DFSRH
MB ChB (Edinburgh 2010) MRCGP
MB ChB (Aberdeen 2003) MRCGP DFFP DRCOG
Deputy Practice Manager
BSc (Hons) Pharmacy (Strathclyde 2000), Pg Dip (Aston, 2004)
As Practice Pharmacist, Elaine works alongside the GP practice team to support medicines management and to help ensure that patients are getting the most from their medicines, whilst adhering to national and local guidelines.
Once patients are sure they are pregnant, the next step is to book an appointment with a midwife by calling NHS Lothian Maternity Services on 0131 536 2009. You can also find useful information by visiting https://services.nhslothian.scot/Maternity/Pages/default.aspx
The Community Midwifes are based at Pentlands Medical Centre. As soon as your pregnancy is confirmed they will provide you with all the care and information you will require to have a healthy, happy pregnancy. During your pregnancy they will arrange informal Parent Educational Classes where parents come together to share knowledge and experiences.
Tel: 0131 449 8615
Tel: 0131 449 8620
District Nurses are employed by the NHS and provide nursing care for our patients who are housebound. They provide skilled nursing care in the patient’s home environment. The district-nursing sister will assess the patients health needs and arrange for nurses to visit accordingly. She will refer onto other agencies to ensure that the patient’s non-nursing needs are also met appropriately. District nurses work with patients and their families to provide care, advice and emotional support throughout the course of their illness.
Tel: 0131 449 8601
A Health Visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Health Visitor Information Leaflet