Dr Elizabeth Guthrie
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG 1983 (Aberdeen 1981)
Liz did her undergraduate training in Aberdeen then returned to her native West coast to complete her house jobs in Ayrshire and her GP training in Inverclyde. She then worked at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital where she developed her skills in Acupuncture before returning to Arran doing regular holiday locums for all 3 practices. In 1997 she joined Dr Malcolm Kerr as a partner in Brodick and has been involved throughout all the changes to form the now Arran Medical Group. Liz practices homoeopathy and acupuncture and is a GPWsI in Palliative Care.
Dr Faye Hamill
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Edinburgh 1997)
Faye trained in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand, completing her GP training in rural Perthshire. She undertook a GP Rural Fellowship on Arran before taking over as a Principal in the old Shiskine Practice with her husband, Greg. Her main area of interest is Female and Reproductive health and she is a GP with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Gynaecology.
Dr Greg Hamill
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Edinburgh 1997)
Greg was the first GP Rural Fellow on Arran in 2002, with a spell as a salaried GP before he and his wife, Faye, took over the old Shiskine Practice. Areas of interest include running an A&E/fracture clinic, minor surgery, GP ultrasound and he is a clinical tutor for medical students. He is the development lead for the group including finances and contracts and was Clinical Lead for the Arran Clinical Review project 2011-2013.
Dr Graeme Thompson
MBChB MRCGP (Aberdeen 1999)
Dr Andrew Gaw
MEng MBChB (Glasgow 2012)
Andrew started life as a Civil Engineer before a career change into medicine. Since graduating from Glasgow he has trained in Ayrshire and Arran ever since. He completed his GP training with Arran Medical Group in 2018.
Dr Tristan Hamade
MB ChB 2008 Glasgow
Dr Isla Cox
MBChB MRCGP BSc DRCOG DFFP
Isla was a Rural Fellow on Arran in 2017/18. She graduated as GP in 2007 and has been practicing largely in Sussex since then. Her past experience includes expedition medicine, GP trainer and GP course organiser. She is currently the lead for children and young people’s services and child protection.
Dr Cathy Welch
Salaried GP BM MRCGP DFSRH (Southampton 1998)
Cathy graduated from Southampton University 1998. She then trained in Histopathology in Barnsley and then Aberdeen for 5 years. Went back to Clinical Medicine in 2005 and trained as a GP in Aberdeen, Orkney and Peterhead, qualifying with MRCGP in 2009. Worked as a salaried GP locum in North Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen, until joining Arran Medical Group as a salaried GP in June 2013.
Dr Kelvin McMillan
GP Rural Fellow - MB ChB 2012 Glasgow
Kelvin graduated from Glasgow University and then began working in Inverclyde Royal hospital and the Royal Alexandra hospital. He then became a GP trainee in Lanarkshire and worked at Biggar Medical Practice. On completing his training he was keen to develop his skills in remote and rural general practice so has taken up a post as the Arran Rural fellow. He and his young family are excited about the opportunities which this will bring.
Dr Preeti Mistry
GP ST3 Trainee
GP ST Trainee
Sister Jo Earle
RGN, Cardiac Specialist Nurse, BASICS Nurse Responder
Lead Practice Nurse (Brodick/Lamlash)
Sister Jill Divine
Sister Nicola Sketchley-Kaye
RGN, Diploma Primary Care Coronary Disease Management, Certificate in Diabetes Care
BSc Adult Nursing, BSc Health Studies, Diploma in Advanced Practice
Business & Dispensing Manager
Team Leader (Shiskine/Lochranza)
Team Leader (Brodick)
Team Leader/IT Administrator (Lamlash/Whiting Bay)
Team Leader/District Nurse
Health Care Assistant
Public Health Nurse
Heather 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.
MDT (Multi Disciplinary Team)
General Practice Clinical Pharmacist
Community Link Worker