On Arran we are lucky to have close links with our community healthcare colleagues. Some of these teams are included below for information.
Community Nursing Team
Arran’s community nursing team are based at the ‘modular building’ next to Arran War Memorial Hospital. They can be contacted by phoning 01770 601 045 where a message may be left on the answer machine, which is checked regularly throughout the day.
Team Leader: Christine Stewart
Staff Nurses: Kate Jenks, Karen Stirland, Gillian Webb, Lynne MacVicar, Kate Riddell and Shona McMillan
Public Health Nurse
Heather Allison provides a health visiting service to the practice as well as providing health education to local schools and the island population. Heather can be contacted directly on 01770 601 055.
If you are pregnant please contact the Arran Community Midwives on 01770 601 249. The midwives will be your main care providers during your pregnancy with medical input from your GP and a consultant if appropriate. Your midwife will advise you when and where to make the appointment.
Community Midwives: Elaine Kelso