Blue Practice



  • Dr Emily McCall-Smith

  • “I graduated from Edinburgh University in 2010 and have been working both in the local Edinburgh hospitals and general practice since. I am a registrar in my final year of GP training and I love my job at the Blue Practice. My interests include women’s health, sexual health and palliative care. Outside of work, I […]

  • Dr Jo Loudon

  • “I studied Medicine at Nottingham University and graduated in 2002. I have worked in Nottingham and Edinburgh mainly but I have also spent 2 separate years working as a junior doctor and GP in Australia. My interests include women’s health and paediatrics. I am fully trained in contraceptive implant and coil insertion. I have three […]

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  • Susan Duncan

  • “I started working for the practice in 1996.  As well as managing the practice I also Chair a group of managers in North West Edinburgh and represent them on management committees.  Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and crafting – I make jewellery, patchwork quilts and Mosaic pieces.  I […]

  • Aaron Etchingham

  • “Hi I’m Aaron and I’m from Blyth, Northumberland. I moved to Edinburgh in 2015 with my girlfriend. I am a big fan of sport, in particularly football and I am a Newcastle United fan unfortunately. I have previously studied sports rehabilitation and have qualifications in Gym instruction and Deep tissue massage.”

  • Maria Moore

  • “My name is Maria, I moved to Edinburgh from Ireland in 2013 and I haven’t gone home since. I love it here. Previous to my job with the practice, I worked in Social Care. My hobbies include singing, yoga and watching movies, especially horrors.”

  • Lesley Jolliffe

  • “I have worked as a Practice Nurse at the Blue Practice for 20 years. I really enjoy my job, within which my main interests are Travel Medicine and Diabetes. Outside of work, I am a keen chef and enjoy trying new foods. I have property in the Borders where I will usually be found enjoying […]

  • Leighan Baxter

  • “I have been with the practice for over a year now. I am both a receptionist and secretary for the practice. My favourite part of my job is chasing up insurance companies for money! In my spare time I am a busy mum to a young daughter, and I’m very partial to a cheese board!”

  • Keri Humphreys

  • “I have worked at the practice since 2013, and have done a little bit of everything on the admin side of things. I really adore my job and the team that I work with. Originally from Belfast, I try to get home to see my family and friends as much as possible. Outside of work I am a […]