Merse Medical Practice (Chirnside)

Area Covered:

Chirnside and surrounding areas


Staff List:

Dr Donald McAllister, BSc(Hons), DRCOG, MRCGP (1984)
Dr Diane Sinclair, MB, ChB
Dr Alison Brown, MB, ChB
Dr Jane Hunter, BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, MRCGP (1988)

When are we open?:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm
Morning surgery 8.40 am - 11.00 am Monday to Friday
Evening surgery 2.40 pm - 5.20 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. No evening surgery on a Wednesday.
Surgery is closed 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm Monday to Friday. Doctor can be contacted in an emergency


Making an appointment:

Please phone 01890 818253 to make an appointment.


Out of hours:  08454 242424

NHS 24 - After 6.00 pm on week nights and at weekends the Practice is covered by NHS 24. the contact number is 08454 24 24 24.


Home visits:

Home visits are available on request.



The Practice operates a complaints system approved by the Borders Health Board. Details of this can be obtained from the Practice Manager.

Clinics List

Asthma Clinic - By appointment
Child Health Surveillance - By appointment
Contraceptive Advice
Diabetic Clinics - Thursday afternoons - By appointment
Maternity Services
Minor Surgery Clinic - By Appointment
Social Work - Monday mornings
Vaccinations including infant and travel vaccinations
Well Woman Clinic - Monday 2pm - 4pm


Contact Details:

Mrs Sheila Trotter
South Crofts
TD11 3XP
01890 818253 General Tel.
01890 818253 Appointments Tel.
08454 242424 Out of Hours Tel.
01890 818595 Fax