Our GP Partners
Dr Sarah Butler
BSC (Hons), PhD, MBChB (Edinburgh 1999), DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Marie Donnelly
MBChB (Edinburgh 2007), DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Colin Entwistle
BSC (Hons), MBChB (Glasgow 1999), DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Sarah Murray
BSC (Hons), MBChB (Aberdeen 2008), MRCGP
Dr Nicola McGregor
BSC (Hons), MBChB (Glasgow 1998), MRCGP
Dr Ruth Torlesse
MBChB (Edinburgh 1994), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
Dr Shehzad Ali
MBChB (Glasgow 2002)
Dr Sandy Vracar
Long Term Locum
Fully qualified doctor attached to the practice for 6-12 months to gain experience in General Practice.
Our Nursing Team
BSc (Hon) in Adult Nursing
BN Adult Nursing
The practice has two nurses who offer a wide range of general nursing services. These include dressings, cervical smears, ear syringing, injections, stitch removal etc. They also offer a variety of specialised clinics for Asthma/COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Heart Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease and are able to provide patients with health promotion information and advice.
Our Health Care Assistant
Our Healthcare Assistant Anne carries out all blood tests, staples/stitch removal, basic dressings, height/weight/BMI and urinalysis.
Our Administration Team
We have a large number of staff in the admin team – their duties range from reception work, secretarial, coding and summarising. All administrative staff are here to help and are bound by confidentiality.
All admin staff 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 correct person depending on your health issue or query. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records, registrations, filing, summarising and secretarial work.
Our Health Visiting Team
Health Care Assistant
The Health Visiting team offer advice to parents of children from birth to 5 years of age. They can offer surgery appointments or home visits by arrangement. The Health Visitors run a drop in baby clinic at Tynecastle Community Wing at Tynecastle High school every Thursday afternoon between 13:30 and 14:30. If you wish to speak to one of the Health Visiting team then please call 0131 537 7451 between 08.30 and 16.30 Monday to Friday. An answering machine is available when the Health Visitors are out of the office so please leave a message as this is checked regularly throughout the day.