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GP PARTNERS

We have 7 GP Partners attached to Tayview Medical Practice.  Details of each partner, and their interests, can be found below. 

MEDICAL STUDENTS

We are also fortunate to have medical students attached to our practice for short periods.  With the patient's consent, they may also consult with the GP and learn about general practice.

LOCUM DOCTORS

At times, such as when a doctor is on annual leave, the Practice will use a locum doctor in order to assist the Practice.  Locum doctors are fully qualified general practitioners and have been fully certified by NHS health boards to enable them to locum at practices.

Practice Management

Mr David Ramsay (m)

LL.B 2008

David joined Tayview Medical Practice in March 2016.  He has been employed in a variety of roles, within the NHS, since 2001.  His previous employment, as a practice manager, includes two practices within Fife.

David is responsible for the overall business affairs of the practice whilst also taking forward any service developments within the practice.  He is also responsible for any IT developments within the practice, financial business and administration.  David is keen to hear of any suggestions or comments you may have to help improve the service you receive from the practice.  David is also responsible for the area of complaints and should be approached should you feel the need to make a complaint.  

David is available Monday to Friday 08.00 - 14.00.

Administration

Mrs Elaine Hodge (f)

Elaine is responsible for all administrative work within the practice such as recalling patients for chronic disease management, ensuring GP and Nurse appointments are available for patients to book, assisting with the booking of children requiring pre-school immunisation appointments and other work such as audits and searches for health purposes.

Reception

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.
Mrs Maureen Truswell (f)

Maureen is our Reception Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day smooth running of the reception area and reception staff.  Maureen is also responsible for ensuring patients are registered with the practice in a timely manner, training new members of reception staff, ensuring the IT systems within the practice are maintained and working correctly and, also, ensuring new patient records are requested from NHS Scotland in a timely fashion.

Ms Kareen Donaldson (f)

Kareen is also responsible for ensuring prescription requests are actioned within 2 working days.

Ms Vivienne Walker (f)

Viv is also responsible for ensuring prescription requests are actioned appropriately.

Ms Cheryl Caird (f)
Ms Karlene Dailly (f)
Ms Janet Gow (f)
Ms Gail Gowans (f)
Ms Yesmin Ara Eva (f)

Secretaries

Our practice secretaries are responsible for ensuring all GP referrals are completed in a timely manner.  They can assist you with any questions you have regarding any referrals that may have been sent.  Our secretaries are also responsible for assisting with private claim work (such as work requested from solicitors or insurance companies) and other financial work.

Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy (f)
Ms Heather Birse (f)
 
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