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Community Nurses

The district nursing team provide nursing care for patients at home and within Drumchapel Health Centre. You can call them 0141 211 6074

Gillian MacKinnon

RGN bsC DN Nurse prescriber

Gillian is the district nursing sister. 

I qualified as a RG in 1983.  I have worked is surgical wards and an eight year period in the plastic surgery unit at Canniesburn.  I have been with Garscadden Burn Medical Practice since 2002 when I completed a BSC in Community Nursing.  I have a particular interest in Palliative Care and I also work with the Marie Curie Nursing Service.

Linsey McLaren

RGN Link nurse for leg ulcers

Linsey is one of the district nurses

I qualified as a Registered Nurse in September 1986 from Glasgow Royal Infirmary.  I have worked in surgical wards in the RAH in Paisley before joining Gardscadden Burn Medical Practice in September 1999.  I am currently the leg ulcer link nurse.

Karen MacLeod

I qualified as an RGN in 2013.  I graduated with a degree at Galsgow Caledonian University.  My first job was as an intern at Drumchapel but attached to another practice.  I joined the nursing team at Garscadden Burn Medical Practice in October 2015.

Health Visitors

Elaine Sharp


Elaine offers help advice and support to families and young children.

Attached Staff

Margaret Ann Prentice

Our Community Links Practiitoner, Margaret Ann, will focus on the priorities of our patients by listening to and understanding their non-medical social problems such as:

housing issues, bereavement, applying for benefits, appealing DWP sanctions, domestic abuse or coming to terms with a new diagnosis.

Margaret Ann focuses on the priorities of those patients by listening to their non-health concerns, understanding the issues that are at the top of their agenda and helping them access the most appropriate support.


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