Doctors & Staff


Dr MP Downey

MB ChB (Belfast) 1989 DRCOG

Dr D Wong

MB ChB (Glasgow) 1992 DRCOG

Dr F Merriweather

MB ChB (Glasgow) 1988 DRCOG

Dr G Bhat

MB, BS (India) 2000

Dr CF Seenan

MB ChB (Glasgow) 1998 DRCOG MRCGP

Dr A Alani


Practice staff

Practice Nurses

Fiona Wallace BA RGN RM Independent Prescriber Supplementary

Nancy Gourlay RGN RSCN BSc Health Studies Independent Prescriber Supplementary

Fiona and Nancy see patients by appointment. They are involved in all the screening programmes ie asthma, diabetes, CHD, COPD, smear clinic, etc. They can offer advice on Minor Illnesses and numerous health topics.

Janice Dickson RGN RM Cert in District Nursing

Janice sees patients by appointment. She is involved in routine blood pressure checks, ear syringing, undertaking ECGs, general health checks, dressings, removal of stitches and smear taking.

Healthcare Assistant

Michelle White obtains blood and other samples for laboratory testing by appointment. She is involved in routine blood pressure checks, B12 injections, dressings, suture remoal and flu immunisations - she is not nurse trained.

Health Visitors

Claire Thom & Ashley MacDonald

The Health Visitors have special responsibilities to mothers and children and are based at East Renfrewshire Council Building, 211 Main Street, Barrhead. They can be contacted by phoning 0141 800 7131

Community Nursing Staff

Karen Ferguson

The community team of nurses, lead by Karen Ferguson, care for patients who need nursing at home; they are based at Barrhead Health & Care Centre. They can be contacted by phoning 0141 800 7156. If they are not available when you call, you will be asked to leave a message on their answering machine.

Management & Admin Staff

The following staff are employed by the practice and can be contacted by phoning the practice.

Practice Manager

Mary Brady

Senior Receptionist(s)

Nanette Kelly & Caroline Wilson

Reception Staff

Carol MacDonald, Robin Murray, June McIntosh, Julie McDowall, Rhona Craig, Leanne Morrison, Audrey Cruickshank, Susan McFall & Joyce McKay.

Data Clerk

Julie Carruth

Our reception staff will deal with your enquiries and requests as efficiently as possible whilst respecting your confidentiality.

Medical Students

On occasion the doctors, practice nurses or other healthcare professionals may have a medical or prospective medical student with him or her. You will be advised of this when you arrive for your appointment. The student will, however, leave the consulting room if this is your wish.