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 Bruce Guthrie is currently Professor of General Practice at the University of Edinburgh where he carries ou...

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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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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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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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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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Catriona Loots

East Node Research Co-ordinator

Catriona joined NRS Primary Care in September 2018. She has spent over 14 years working in the NHS in various posts a...

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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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Suzy Robertson

West Node Research Administrator

Suzy Robertson has been a Research Administrator in the NHS Research Scotland Primary Care Network, based in Gla...

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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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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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