Drs Caven, Miller & AndersonLightburn Medical Centre930 Carntyne RoadGlasgow, G32 6NBTel: 0141 778 0440
MBChB DRCOG MRCGP Glasgow 1981
MB ChB 1992 Aberdeen DRCOG MRCGP
MBChB Glasgow 1999 MRCGP DGM
MBChB Glasgow 2008 MRCGP
The practice Healthcare Assistant supports the practice nurse with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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.
The Practice Receptionists 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 prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Ashley works with the GPs and nurse to ensure safe and up to date prescribing. She may speak with patients by phone, or see patients at the practice.
The district nursing team provides nursing care and advice to people within their own home. This service is to all age groups within the community. The following are examples of the type of care provided:
Palliative Care, Complex Assessment of Health Needs & Promotion of Independence, Acute & Chronic Disease Management. Wound Assessment & Care, Leg Ulcer Management, Post Operative Care, Continence Advice, Health Promotion, Pain Management & Advice regarding other services.
Contact details as follows:
Monday - Friday 8.30a.m. - 4.30p.m. 0141 531 9403
Out of Hours - 0141 355 1688
Evening/Night 0141 355 1688
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays 8.30a.m. - 4.30p.m. - 0141 531 8133
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.
The team can be contacted on (0141) 778 3253.
Davey comes to the practice once a week and sees our patients who require assistance with money matters.
Christine is our counsellor for Addiction Services.
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