Staff

Ballyclare Group Practice is one of the largest in Northern Ireland with eight regular Doctors, Training Grade Doctors, 16 admin staff and 2 Practice Nurses and a variety of Allied Health Professionals.

The Doctors


Dr Logan MB BCH BAO MRCGP
Special interest – hypertension, asthma, immediate coronary care, antenatal care, health resourse management
Dr Swinerton MB BCh BAO MRCGP DCH DRCOG DMH
Special interest – diabetic and asthma care, child health, well woman and psycosexual counselling
Dr Rafferty MB BCh BAO MRCGP DCH MSC
Special interest – child health, health promotion, computing
Dr Clarkson MB BCh DCH DRCOG MRCGP
Special interest – pallative medicine
Dr Hughes MB BCh BAO MRCGP DCH
Special interes – women’s health issues, mental health
Dr Rodgers MB BCh BAO DCH DRCOG MRCGP
Special interest – therapeutics, child health
Dr Green MBBS MRCGP
Special interest – gynaecology and child health
Dr Smyth MB BCh BAO


The administrative staff


The Adminstative Staff are a dedicated team who work alongside the Doctors, Nurses and Other Health Professionals to ensure our high standards are maintained

Nova – Office Administrator
Linda – Clinic Organiser and Information Officer
Fiona – Team Leader
Ingrid
Gail
Alison
June
Janet
Liz
Anne
Fiona
Laureen
Catherine
Kristina
Susan
Karalynn


Practice Nurses


Susan Butler
Susan provides services for patients with chronic diseases, as well as disease prevention, health promotion and well women

Allied health professionals


Many different community nursing professionals are based in Ballyclare Medical Centre, supporting the doctors in providing a multidisciplinary and holistic service to patients. These staff are employed by Northern Health and Social Care Trust and are NOT employed by the practice.

Treatment Room Nurses undertake injections, dressings, ECGs, ear syringing and any investigations eg blood pressure monitoring as requested in advance by the Doctors. They also deal with blood tests and urine tests.

District Nursing provide expert care in your home.

Health Visitors routinely visit mother and babies from 11 days until school age.

Midwives assist with antenatal and postnatal care


The General Practice Manager


Mr Sean Quinn

Sean works closely with the Doctors to ensure that all servies are provided effectively and efficiently. He oversees all aspects of the practice’s activities and organisation. He is responsible for ensuring that the practice continues to develop and improve in all areas and is also responsible for handling complaints