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Our Allied Health Professionals

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner (APP)

APPs are muscle and joint specialists who can see and assess a range of muscle and joint issues including spinal, upper limb, lower limb, and soft tissue injuries both chronic and acute. They are able to refer onto specialist services.

Ann Steven (f)

Community Midwives

The Community midwifery team help with all aspects of care during pregnancy and after delivery. A midwife attends the Antenatal Clinics at the health centre. If you wish to contact a midwife telephone Forth Valley Royal Hospital on 01324 566000 and ask for the Buttercup Team Midwives office or ask at the Health Centre.

Community Nurses

Jemma Roddan (f)

Wendy Graham (f)

Susan Blyth (f)

Danielle Paterson (f)

Emma Johnstone (f)

Alexis Burns (f)

Susanne Smith (f)


Health Visitors

Our Health Visitors can be contacted at Tullibody Health Centre on 01259 728533. The Health Visiting team gives advice on all aspects of your own and your family’s health and social welfare.

Iona Ward (f)

Sarah Marnock (f)

Casey Hooper (f)

Practice Pharmacists

The Practice is also supported by in-house Pharmacists who process medication related to discharge and outpatient letters. They also help patients with medication queries.

Pharmacists with advanced clinical skills and Pharmacy Technicians in GP practices will improve pharmaceutical care and contribute to the multidisciplinary team.

Our Pharmacist may contact you to discuss and advise you on your medication.

Lucy Citrine (f)

Allison Coppock (f)

Fiona McMurray (f)

Kimberley Rae (f) Technician

From time to time other members of the pharmacotherapy team will join those listed above.

Community Treatment and Care (CTAC)

The CTAC team provide phlebotomy services to the practice. You may attend one of the CTAC team if you are asked to attend for a blood test, or to have your blood pressure checked, or a combination of both. The CTAC team operate every day, Monday to Friday, with sessions split between Alva Health Centre and Tullibody Health Centre. This service is provided by the health board and team members can vary from day to day.

Citizens Advice Outreach Service

The Citizens Advice team provide an outreach service in Tullibody Health Centre on a Wednesday and Alva Health Centre on a Friday. Booking an appointment for this service ensures you’re not left sitting waiting for long periods of time, however drop-ins for this service are not discouraged. Appointments can be made by contacting reception.

Listening Service

The Listening Service is provided by the Chaplaincy Service. David Harper is in the practice on Wednesday’s for appointments. He is happy to see patients by appointment who are dealing with bereavement, patients with money issues and marital issues, by way of example. Generally people are referred to David through their GP so this may be offered to you if you fit the referral criteria.

Additional Outreach Services

From time to time, the practice invites various outreach services in to offer advice and support to patients. These services can include, but are not limited to:
Active Clacks
Town Break Dementia Support Services
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
NHS Forth Valley Dental Department
Clackmannanshire Regeneration Project (CERT)
Clackmannanshire Energy Advice