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Huntington’s disease Specialists

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The role of HD Specialists is to assess need, coordinate care, train, educate and advocate on behalf of HD families. They are employed through joint funding from NHS Boards, Health & Social Care Partnerships and the Scottish Huntington’s Association. Contact details for HD Specialists by NHS Board area are listed below.

(For clients aged under 25 Specialist Youth Advisors can be contacted HERE)
(HD Clinical Leads can be found HERE)
(HD Support Groups can be found HERE)

NHS Board areas with dedicated HD Specialist support

NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Allan McGill (Senior HD Specialist)
Julie Callaghan (HD Specialist)
Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre
Ayrshire Central Hospital
Irvine
KA12 8SS
01294 322305

NHS Fife
Jillian Foster (Senior HD Specialist)
Nicola Johns (HD Specialist)
Whyteman’s Brae Hospital
Whyteman’s Brae
Kirkcaldy
KY1 2ND
01592 647993

NHS Grampian
Liz Fraser (Senior HD Specialist)
Clinical Genetics Centre
Ground Floor
Ashgrove House
Foresterhill
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZA
01224 550062 / 01224 550063 / 01224 553530

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Sally Woolvine (Senior HD Specialist)
Gillian Blair (HD Specialist)
Jessica Muscatt (HD Specialist)
Unit 2A
David Dale Business Centre
159 Broad Street
Glasgow
G40 2QR
0141 556 4100 / 0141 556 2136

NHS Highland
Gordon Bogan (Senior HD Specialist)
Recreation Hall Building
Raigmore Hospital
Inverness
IV2 3UJ
01463 729958

NHS Lanarkshire
Linda Lucas (Senior HD Specialist)
Corinne Payne (HD Specialist)
4th Floor
Hunter Community Health Centre
Andrew Street
East Kilbride
G74 1AB
01355 597455

NHS Lothian
Annette Brown (Senior HD Specialist)
Trevor Law (HD Specialist)
Clinical Genetics Department
Western General Hospital
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
0131 537 1058

NHS Tayside
Paula McFadyen (Senior HD Specialist)
Lindsay Wilson (HD Specialist)
Room 3010
East Day Home
Kings Cross Hospital
Clepington Road
Dundee
DD3 8EA
01382 424172 (Paula)
01382 424196 (Lindsay)

NHS Board areas with partial HD Specialist support

NHS Forth Valley
David Thomson (Neurology Nurse)
Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Stirling Road
Larbert
FK5 4WR
01324 566230

NHS Board areas with no dedicated HD Specialist support

NHS Border
NHS Dumfries & Galloway
NHS Orkney
NHS Shetland
NHS Western Isles

For guidance in these areas please contact:
Scottish Huntington’s Association
Business First
Linwood Point
Paisley
PA1 2FB
0141 848 0308

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