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Nursing Team

Nurse Practitioners

The Advanced Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who have undertaken at least three years additional University education.  They are able to assess, diagnose and treat patients.  When necessary, and as appropriate, they are able to prescribe medication. Read more about Nurse Practitioners…

Linsey Keiller – Partner and Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Linsey trained at The University of Dundee and qualified with a BSc in Adult Nursing in 2002.  She has worked in a variety of settings within Secondary Care and has worked in Primary Care since 2014.  Linsey has completed her MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice which involved three years of studies including Advanced Examination and History Taking and Non-Medical Prescribing.  She also fits and removes Contraceptive Implants.  Linsey joined the Partnership in August 2023.

Usual availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Nicky Laing – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Nicky qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1993 from Perth College of Nursing.  She spent nine years in the operating theatres in both Perth Royal Infirmary and Borders General Hospital before moving to Primary Care in 2002 at Melrose in the Scottish Borders as a Practice Nurse.  Nicky gained a number of Diplomas in chronic disease management such as Respiratory and Diabetes along with Prescribing before gaining her Post Grad Diploma in Advanced Nursing in 2019.  Nicky moved to the Practice following a short spell in Glenrothes after returning north from the Borders in April 2021.

Usual availability: Monday, Tuesday and Friday

Kirsteen Anderson – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Kirsteen qualified with BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies from the University of Manchester in 1998 and has been working in Primary care since 2007.  She has qualifications in Respiratory Disease management and Minor Illness.  She has also gained a qualification in prescribing and has a PGDip in Advanced Nursing Practice.  She provides Chronic Disease Management clinics and Triage.

Usual availability: Tuesday to Friday

Tara Mclean – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Tara graduated from Dundee University in 2004 with a Nursing Diploma and went on to complete her BSc in 2005.  Since qualifying, Tara has worked in a variety of settings starting within Orthopeadics at Ninewells Hospital, then spent many years at a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit for young adults before returning to acute care, most recently within the new Major Trauma Ward at Ninewells Hospital before coming to join us at the Practice. Tara has completed her PGDip in Advanced Nursing Practice and is now working towards her full MSc.

Usual Availability: Monday – Friday

Mental Health Triage Nurse

Innocent Moetsabi – Mental Health Triage Nurse

Innocent trained at University of Dundee, qualifying in 2003 with a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, before proceeding to complete his BSc in Mental Health Nursing a few years later.  Since qualifying in 2003 he has worked in a variety of settings within Secondary Care including Inpatient Acute Mental Health, Day Hospital, Severe and Enduring Mental Health and Community Mental Health Nursing.  He provides front line response for person-centred Mental Health Assessment and Triage, recommending appropriate treatment, signposting and safety planning to meet patients’ needs and requirements.  Appointments can be booked with Innocent directly through our admin staff or signposted by GPs and other clinicians.

Usual Availability: Wednesday and Friday

Practice Nurses

The Pipeland Practice Nurses are all Registered Nurses who have undergone extra training to work in Primary Care.  They can offer appointments for many conditions previously considered to be the remit of doctors.  Read more about Practice Nurses…

Sophie Rutter

Sophie graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Marine and Environmental Biology from University of St Andrews in 2004.  She gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Nursing from the University of Dundee in 2009 and began work in Adamson Hospital, Cupar before joining the team in St Andrews Community Hospital in 2010, before joining the Practice.  Appointments can be booked with Sophie for health checks, blood pressure reviews, weight management, injections, blood tests, ECGs and lifestyle advice.

Usual availability: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Gail Trewartha

Gail graduated from Dundee University with a Diploma in Adult Nursing in 2007.  She worked in Acute Care initially then in the Community Hospital setting, laterally in Palliative Care.  Gail has now successfully completed her General Practice Nurse course.

Usual availability: Monday – Thursday

Claire Marr

Claire qualified from Dundee University in 2011 with a BSc in Adult Nursing.  On qualifying, Claire began working in acute medicine within the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy before moving to St Andrews Community Hospital in 2014.  Claire worked there for a number of years within Rehabilitation and Palliative Care in Ward 2, and most recently the Outpatient Department and Phototherapy Unit before joining the Practice in 2022.

Usual availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Health Care Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants (HCA) can perform delegated tasks requested by another member of the clinical team. Read more about Health Care Assistants…

Laura Hunter

Laura has been working in Primary Care as part of the Administration Team since 2008 and has now completed training as a Health Care Assistant.  She supports the GPs and the qualified Nursing Team with tasks including ECGs, Blood Pressure Measurement, Blood tests, Urinalysis and fitting Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors.

Natasha Wilcox

Natasha has been working in primary care as part of the Administration Team since 2017, where she still remains 2 days a week. Having completed her Health Care Assistant training in 2022, she now supports the GPs and the qualified Nursing Team with tasks including ECGs, Blood Pressure Measurement, Phlebotomy, Annual health reviews, Urinalysis and also fitting 12 Hr. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors.  Natasha can also be seen helping out in the community providing home visits to our patients who cannot manage into the surgery when required.

Fiona Whyte

Fiona has been working in General Practice since 1995. She is often out and about in the community providing home visit services, including phlebotomy, to patients that can’t make it in to see us.