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The Cathcart Street Practice

8 Cathcart Street

Ayr
KA7 1BJ
Tel: 01292 264051

Meet Our Doctors


 

 

Dr PAULEEN E SHEARER MBChB (Glas) 1985

GMC NUMBER: 3095771


Dr Shearer is a native of Ayr and joined the practice in 1989. She has a special expertise in paediatrics and asthma and is responsible for the child health surveillance programme and asthma clinic. She is a member of Belleisle Golf Club and Troon Ladies Golf Club, as well as being a keen curler and skier. 

 

Dr Shearer is generally available for consultations by appointment on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings and afternoons and Thursday and Friday mornings.

 

 


 

 

 

Dr LINDSAY R MILLER BSc; MBChB (Glas) 1995; MRCGP; DRCOG; DFFP; DCH
GMC NUMBER: 4208242


Dr Miller joined the Practice in 2000. He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has spent time in various hospital specialties gaining a wide range of experience. He has a particular interest in hypertension, cardiovascular and renal disease and is also involved in the child health surveillance programme. He is a Trainer for General Practice. Outside of medicine he is a coaching assistant at Ayr Seaforth Athletics Club and enjoys watching other sports as well as hill walking.

 

Dr Miller is generally available for consultations by appointment on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and afternoons and Thursday mornings.

 

 


 

 

 

Dr CLAIRE A E OLDFIELD MBChB (Glas) 1996; MRCGP; DRCOG
GMC NUMBER: 4334936


Dr Oldfield joined the practice team in August 2002. She was born in Ayr, educated at Belmont Academy and much of her medical training has been completed in local hospitals. Two of her five years' hospital medicine were spent in Australia gaining additional experience in psychiatry, A&E and paediatrics.  She has a special interest in family planning, epilepsy and palliative care and is a Trainer for General Practice. She enjoys keeping fit and playing squash.

 

Dr Oldfield is generally available for consultations by appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons.

  

 

 

 

 

Dr PAULINE PHIN Bsc(Hons)(Edin) 1995; MBChB(Edin)2000; MRCGP; DRCOG; DFFP
GMC NUMBER: 4698539


Dr. Phin joined the practice in April 2005. She initially did a Pharmacology degree at Edinburgh University before going on to study medicine. Although originally from East Lothian, most of her hospital experience has been gained in Ayrshire hospitals. She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a special interest in family planning and palliative medicine.

 

Dr Phin is generally available for consultations by appointment on Thursday morning and afternoon and Monday,Tuesday and Friday mornings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr SIMON FARRELL MBChB(Hons)(GLAS)2002; MRCGP; DGM; DRCOG; DFFP
GMC NUMBER: 6056235


Dr Farrell joined the practice in August 2007 having completed his GP training in Glasgow. He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Originally from Kilmarnock, his hospital experience was gained in Ayrshire and Glasgow hospitals. He has a particular interest in Diabetes and is a Trainer for General Practice. A keen sportsman, he enjoys football, golf, tennis and skiing.

 

Dr Farrell is generally available for consultations by appointment on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and afternoons.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr GAVIN McKENZIE BSc (2:1) MBChB (Hons)(Glas) 2006 MRCGP

GMC NUMBER: 6148128

 

Dr McKenzie joined the Practice in August 2011 having graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2006.  He undertook his hospital training in the West of Scotland working in Ayr, Crosshouse and Glasgow hospitals.  Although from London originally, he also went to University in Manchester where he studied Biology.  Outside of medicine he enjoys football, rugby – watching more than playing, cricket and hillwalking.

 

Dr McKenzie is generally available for consultations by appointment on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and afternoons.


 

 

 

 

 

ASSOCIATE GP

 

Dr LORNA PATTERSON MBChB (Glas) 1987; MRCGP; DRCOG

GMC NUMBER: 3200308

 

Dr Patterson completed GP training in Blairgowrie in 1991.  She returned to General Practice after a break to raise her family.  She gained considerable experience in dermatology in Inverclyde before moving to Ayrshire where she has further developed her special interest performing out-patients clinics at Ayr Hospital and Crosshouse Hospital including Minor Surgery Lists.  Dr Patterson provides a weekly 'GP with Special Interest' (GPwSI) Dermatology Clinic here at the Practice.

 

Dr Patterson is generally available for consultations by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. She also carrys out her Dermatology clinics by referral on Fridays.

 

 

 

 

 

THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER SPECIALIST TRAINEE

  
Before entry to general practice, hospital doctors, with several years' experience of hospital medicine, must undertake periods of training in an approved Practice. This Practice has been involved in the further education of registrars since 1985 and finds the experience both stimulating and rewarding.   From time to time GP Trainees are required to videotape consultations to facilitate analysis and learning.  We are grateful to our patients for giving their consent for this.

 

General Practitioner Trainees currently undertaking training at our Practice are:

 

 

Dr Helen Rhodes

 

Dr Angela Ramsay

 

Dr Huda Naaz

 

Dr Katy Malzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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