The Healthlink360 Team

Our team at Carberry currently comprises 6 doctors, a clinical psychologist, 2 counsellors, 2 nurses and 3 administration staff. We are based at the Edinburgh International Health Centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

 

The Medical Team

  • Dr Michael E Jones

    MB, ChB, FRCP (Edin, Glasg, Lond), FFFTM RCPS (Glasg), Dip PC

    Mike is Hon. Consultant Physician at HealthLink360.  He was a Medical Specialist at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, a teaching hospital in Tanzania from 1976-1982.  Mike and his wife, Elizabeth, founded Care for Mission in 1983 and this merged with Medeserve in 2007 to become HealthLink360.  After 10 years of counselling training he was awarded a Nottingham University Diploma in Pastoral Counselling in 1993.  He was a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, retiring from NHS practice in 2014, and then became a Consultant in ID at the Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, Edinburgh. He was Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine at RCPS Glasgow 2012-15.  He visited Zambia five times 2003-09 with Lothian-Zambia HIV/AIDS Partnership.  He has advised the GP Newspaper Pulse on travel health since 1994.  He was Chair of the Psychological Health of Travellers Interest Group for the International Society for Travel Medicine (ISTM) 2014-17 and was an invited lecturer at their bi-annual conferences from 2007 to 2015.  He has sat on the International Health Advisory Committee for SIM International since 2002.  He was Editor of the journal Tropical Doctor 1995-2002 and Associate Editor of Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 2015-18. He is now designate Secretary-Treasurer for ISTM assuming this role in May 2019.

  • Dr Ewan Clark

    MBChB, BMSc, DRCOG, DFSRH, DCH, DipTravMed, MRCSEd, MRCGP

    Ewan is a general practitioner at the Edinburgh University Health Centre.  He has been working at HealthLink360 since 2013.  In recent years he has undertaken additional training in travel medicine.

  • Dr Keith Russell

    MBChB, DRCOG, DGM, FRCGP

    Keith has worked fro over 25 years as a GP in the Lothian area, and has 15 years experience as a GP trainer and medical student tutor.  From 2000-2004 he served with the Church of Scotland as a medical director of Refuge Egypt – an NGO in Cairo providing medical care for approximately 18,000 urban refugees.  He has also worked in Northern China a the China Medical University.  Keith works voluntarily as an RCGP mentor and is a medical examiner for Freedom from Torture (Glasgow).  He is an associate with the GMC and assists with the assessment of overseas medical graduates.

  • Dr Carolyn Winney

    MBChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFSRH

    Carolyn is a general practitioner and at present mainly works for Lothian Unscheduled Care Services. She has been working at HealthLink360 since 2016.

     

     

  • Dr Martin Winney

    MBChB, MRCGP

    Martin is a general practitioner at the Wood Medical Practice, Broxburn.  he has 7 years’ experience as a GP trainer.  He has been working at HealthLink360 since 2016.

     

     

Psychological Services Team

  • Chris Dunkerley

    BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip Psych, DClinPsy

    Chris came to HealthLink360 in June 2014.  He retrained as a clinical psychologist after 13 years as a journalist.  He worked in an older persons’ community mental health team in the North East of England before moving back to Scotland.  Chris is now Head of Psychological Services at HealthLink360.  He has short-term missions experience in Nigeria and Uganda.

  • Cynthia Jeffries

    BVSc, MRCVS, Certificate in Pastoral Care, Dip Counselling, COSCA Accredited

    Cynthia qualified as a veterinary surgeon and worked in general practice in England before going overseas.  She then spent thirty years out of the UK in Africa, France and the USA, raising four children in different cultures.  After many years of involvement in pastoral care in churches, she retrained as a counsellor, coinciding with her return to Scotland.  This gives her the professional skill which, alongside her cross-cultural experience, enables her to understand and support those who use HealthLink360.

  • Fiona Baker

    Fiona has experience working with young people, providing counselling for a range of issues including trauma, anxiety, self harm, bereavement and abuse.  She is registered with BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists).  Fiona has been working with us at HealthLink360 since 2016.

Nursing Services

  • Judy Hughes

    BN(Glas), RGN, Dip HV, General Manager/Travel Nurse Specialist

    Judy joined the Healthlink360 team in August 2008, having worked in general practice since 1991. Prior to that she spent a year travelling around the world and nursing in The Northern Territories in Australia. As a practice nurse she has developed special expertise in travel health, respiratory care and heart disease management.  She enjoyed the challenge of extending her travel health role when she ran the travel clinic at Healthlink360. In 2010 she completed the Foundation Course in Travel Medicine (Glasgow). Since August 2011 she has taken on the role of General Manager of Healthlink360 co-ordinating the different teams and leading the Management Team in strategic thinking and service development.

  • Lillian Miller

    BA, RSCN, RGN

    Lillian  joined HealthLink360 in 2012 and she is responsible for the day-to-day running of the travel clinic.

    After qualifying as a nurse, Lillian  worked as a theatre nurse in the RHSC, Edinburgh and the  RACH, Aberdeen.

    Following a short break in service, Lillian  worked for 20+ years  as a Community Health Nurse, mainly in schools. Administering vaccinations was part of that role, a skill which she utilises in her  present role as  a Travel Health Nurse.

The Administration Team

  • Jane Wright

    Accounts Officer & Administration Coordinator

    Jane has worked as a book-keeper for several other firms in Edinburgh and lives in Dalkeith with her husband and two daughters. She joined the staff team in September 2004.

  • Elaine Tulloch

    Travel Clinic Receptionist

    Elaine joined HealthLink360 in 2014 and keeps our Travel Clinic running smoothly.  She worked for many years for the Royal Bank of Scotland and is a great asset to us at HealthLink.

  • Jackie Cotter

    Jackie joined the team in March 2018.  She has a wide range of experience in clinical administration.  Jackie organises all of our medical and psychological services appointments as well as keeping our Health Screening service running smoothly.

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