Scottish Primary Care Research Network Staff

Ellen Drost

NRS Primary Care Network Manager

Dr. Ellen Drost joined the network in September 2011 as the SE Node Coordinator and took up her post as network...

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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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Jen Currie

Network Administrator

Jen Currie joined the NRS Primary Care Network as Network Administrator in January 2018. Originally from the Scottish...

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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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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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Deirdre Plews

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

Deirdre Plews has been in medical research since 2001 when she began working at St George’s Hospital in London...

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Kim Stringer

East Node Research Co-ordinator (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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Catriona Loots

East Node Research Officer

Catriona joined the NRS Primary Care Network in September 2018. She has spent over 14 years working in the NHS in var...

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Rebecca Skillen

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

Rebecca works as South East Node Research Coordinator for the network. Rebecca has worked for the network since...

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Morag Place

South East Research Officer (NHS Lothian, NHS Borders)

Morag has worked for the network since Mar 2014. She has an honours degree in Psychology and a PGDip in Speech and La...

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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 network since 2011 and leads Patient &...

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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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Janice Reid

West Node Research Officer (West of Scotland)

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

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