Nurses & HCAs

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Our Nurse and HCA (healthcare-assistant) team is detailed below.

Practice Nurse Services

Our practice nurses are available for advice and treatment for the following:

  • Chronic disease reviews such as asthma, hypertension, diabetes and heart disease prevention
  • Cervical smears
  • Well woman / Well man
  • Family planning
  • Dressing/suture removal
  • Immunisation and vaccination
  • Dietary/weight reduction

joSister Jo Earle (Lamlash/Whiting Bay) – Lead Practice Nurse

RGN, Cardiac Specialist Nurse, BASICS Nurse Responder





jillSister Jill Divine (Brodick)






niciSister Nicola Sketchley-Kaye (Lamlash/Whiting Bay)

RGN, Diploma Primary Care Coronary Disease Management, Certificate in Diabetes Care





Claire McNiven (Shiskine/Lochranza)






Healthcare Assistant Services

Healthcare Assistants support our practice nurses with their daily work and can carry out:

  • blood tests
  • blood pressure monitoring – including 24 hour machines
  • diabetic foot checks
  • dressings
  • ear syringing
  • ECGs
  • flu immunisations
  • new patient health checks
  • spirometry
  • suture and clip removal from wounds
  • weight monitoring
  • well man checks

deborahDeborah Robertson (Shiskine/Brodick)







zara2Zara MacKay (Lamlash/Whiting Bay)