The Fullarton Medical Practice
This is a long established Practice in the centre of Ayr dating back to 1885. From 1961, the practice operated at premises in Fullarton Street. We moved to our new premises at 40 Dalblair Road, Ayr in October 2002.
Our clinical team has GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Community Link Practitioners. All of whom offer face to face appointments, and or telephone consultations or advice. More information on their role and when they are available can be found under the section Our Services.
Dr Alan A J White
I joined the practice in May 1988 when I replaced Jimmy Walker. In the 1990s we acquired additional premises at 18 Fullarton Street due to the expansion of staffing and various... Read More
Dr Joanne L Ashcroft
MB ChB MRCGP DFFP
My specialist interests are family planning, sexual health, and menopause management… Read More
Dr Lindsey Walker
MB ChB, MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH
I graduated from Edinburgh University in 1998 and worked as a GP in England before moving to Ayr. I have been with the practice since 2008… Read More
Dr Stephen Dunne
MBChB MRCGP DCH DRCOG
Born and raised in Ayr Dr Dunne graduated from Dundee University in 2008. After graduation he completed foundation training and then spent a year working in an emergency... Read More
Dr Gemma Freestone
I am originally from Yorkshire and came to Scotland in 2001 to study Medicine at Glasgow University. I trained as a GP in Ayrshire… Read More
Dr Naomi Brown
I graduated from Glasgow University in 2009. After completing Foundation training in Glasgow, I moved to Ayrshire to start GP training with the Fullarton… Read More
RCN Approved Nurse Practitioner, Independent & Supplementary Nurse Prescriber, BSc Nursing Studies RGN
Lynn started nursing career in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and returned to university while working to study advance practice. She worked as an ANP in Medical Receiving… Read More
BN (Hons), Msc (Nursing), RGN.
Joanne has been with the practice since December 2016 to continue her general practice training. She is currently on maternity leave… Read More
RGN, Independent & Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
I have been working in general practice as a practice nurse for many years and gained knowledge and expertise in chronic disease management, sexual health… Read More
Clinical Pharmacist, MRPharmS PIP
I am a qualified independent prescriber and my role in the practice is continually developing which I enjoy! Currently, I am involved in dealing with hospital discharge letters, acute… Read More
Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy
I graduated from Liverpool University and specialised in MSK physiotherapy before moving to Scotland in 2004. I continued my studies whilst working and completed my Masters in 2012. I joined the Fullarton Medica… Read More
Practice Nursing Staff
As well as general nursing duties, practice nurses are available by appointment for general health and dietary advice, well person clinics and blood tests. They have a particular expertise in family planning and are closely involved in running travel immunisation clinics, diabetic clinics and asthma/respiratory clinics with the doctors.
RCN, Asthma Dip, Diabetes Dip
Sandra specialises in Chronic Disease Management and Women’s health. Sandra is the lead practice nurse and provides support, mentoring and ongoing training to the clinical team. She delivers CPR update training on an annual basis for admin and clinical staff.
Nicola is a fully qualified staff nurse with practice nurse expereince who is continuing her professional studies with NHS Education for Scotland working towards her Practice Nurse qualification. Outside of work her 2 young children keep her busy.
Shannon joined us in 2018 and is training as a Primary Care Nurse. Shannon is a fully qualified staff nurse who is continuing her training in general practice.
Gillian is a key member of the nursing team carrying our a range of tasks e.g. ear syringing, phlebotomy and basic health checks.
Outside of work Gillian’s 2 young sons keep her busy.
Admininstrative and Reception Team
Our admin and reception team are skilled and knowledgeable and provide support to patients and clinicians. They are able to signpost and guide patients to ensure that they see the right person at the right time. More information on their role can be found under the section Our Services.
Adv Dip Admin, BA Management
I have worked in the NHS for nearly 30 years in a variety of admin posts starting in Ayr County x-ray department. I joined the Fullarton Practice in 2004 and I just love the job and... Read More
Community Clinical Staff
Our community colleagues are not based in the practice but work from various clinic and hospital sites . We maintain good communication links with our district nursing and health visitor colleagues and are in regular contact with them.
District Nurses are based at Ailsa Hospital and can be contacted on: 01292 513 878
Health Visitors are based at North Ayr Health Centre and can be contacted on: 01292 885 543
Please note: The practice is closed from 1.00pm – 1.45pm Every Wednesday for staff training.
Out of Hours
Out of hours care is provided by NHS 24
Please note this is for urgent and emergency problems only.
We offer early and late surgeries during the week please ask the receptionist for appointment availability
Call: 01292 264 260
Fax: 01292 292 160
Fullarton Medical Practice
40 Dalblair Road
Ayr, KA7 1UL