Scottish Primary Care Research Network Staff

Elaine MacNicol

Senior Clinical Research Nurse

Elaine works part-time with SPCRN and TASC, with a particular focus on the RSI Practices within NHS Tayside where Nur...

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Professor Bruce Guthrie

Primary Care Clinical Research Champion

Professor Guthrie is currently Professor of Primary Care Medicine at the University of Dundee Medical School where he...

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Alison Hinds

Network Manager

Dr Alison Hinds has been working in medical research for 25 years after completing a PhD in Nutrition and Immunology...

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Amanda Cardy

North East Node Coordinator (NHS Grampian, NHS Orkney, NHS Shetland)

Amanda Cardy has an MSc in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen and has worked in medical research for the l...

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Ellen Drost

South East Node Co-ordinator (NHS Lothian, NHS Borders)

Dr Ellen Drost joined SPCRN in September 2011 as the SE Node Coordinator. She completed a PhD at The University of Ed...

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Janice Reid

West Node Primary Care Research Officer (West of Scotland)

Janice Reid has been working in medical research for 17 years after completing a BA Hons. Janice was employed initial...

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Kim Stringer

East Node Research Officer (NHS Tayside, NHS Fife and NHS Forth Valley)

Kim Stringer has been working in medical research since 2002. After completing a PhD in English Literature at Dundee...

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Marie Pitkethly

East Node Research Coordinator (NHS Tayside, NHS Fife, NHS Forth Valley)

Marie has been involved in Primary Care Research Networks in Scotland since 2000, initially as the TayRen Co-ordinato...

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Morag Place

South East Research Officer (NHS Lothian, NHS Borders)

Morag has worked for the Scottish Primary Care Research Network since Mar 2014. She has an honours degree in Psycholo...

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Rebecca Skillen

South East Node Co-ordinator (NHS Lothian, NHS Borders)

Rebecca works as a South East Research Coordinator for SPCRN. Rebecca has worked for SPCRN for the last five years. R...

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Tracy Ibbotson

West Node Research Co-ordinator (West of Scotland)

Dr Tracy Ibbotson has been a Research Coordinator in the West node of the Scottish Primary Care Network since 2011 an...

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Yvonne McIlvenna

West Node Research Co-ordinator (West of Scotland)

Yvonne McIlvenna has been in medical research since 1994, having previously worked as a graduate RGN at UCH London, B...

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Samantha Holden

North Node Coordinator (Highland & Western Isles)

Samantha Holden has been working in research for over 15 years following completion of an honours degree in Biochemis...

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