Medical and nursing support is provided by expert and experienced staff.

Lorraine Jackson - Hospital Manager

Lorraine is a Learning Disability Nurse, graduating from GCU in 2004.  She has shared responsibilities for the management of the service and the supervision and development of the staff team.

Dr Maria Oto - Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Dr Oto is a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and specialist in epilepsy. She has published widely and is on the editorial board of the European Epilepsy journal Seizure. She is an expert in diagnostic issues, treatment of epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures and psychiatric co morbidities and epilepsy. Dr Oto was previously Medical Director at the Scottish Epilepsy Centre.

Dr Saif Razvi - Consultant Neurologist

Dr Razvi is a consultant neurologist and specialist in epilepsy at the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow. He also provides epilepsy services to NHS Ayrshire and Arran and NHS Western Isles. His interests include treatment-resistant epilepsy, non-epileptic attack disorder and the use of telemedicine in the assessment of epilepsy and related disorders.

Dr Veronica Leach – Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

Dr Veronica Leach is a consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist in the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Glasgow, providing a Regional Neurophysiological service to the West of Scotland. Her interests include the use of EEG in the diagnosis of attack disorders and the pre-surgical evaluation of refractory epilepsy.

Dr Iain Campbell - Clinical Psychologist

Dr Campbell has worked in mental health for 15 years, 10 of which have been in clinical psychology. He completed his clinical psychology doctorate in Glasgow, specialising in neuropsychology and working with people living with long term health conditions.

Joanne Hill - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Joanne worked in the community as an Epilepsy and Learning Disability Nurse Specialist before becoming the Epilepsy Nurse Specialist at the Scottish Epilepsy Centre. She has considerable experience working with patients who have a range of complex diagnostic issues and coordinates inpatient and outpatient care, working closely with the medical team as a nurse prescriber.

Joan Kane - Clinical Physiologist (Neurophysiology)

Joan has had a career in clinical physiology for the last 24 years, initially working within the fields of respiratory and sleep physiology.She originally joined the team at the Scottish Epilepsy Centre in 2012, working within the sleep service, then began neurophysiology training in 2013.After graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2017, she joined the neurophysiology team at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where she devolved an interest in Epilepsy and long-term monitoring before returning to the Scottish Epilepsy Centre in 2021 as Clinical Physiologist.

Elaine Cowan – Practice Development Nurse

Elaine is a Learning Disability Nurse who has combined her nursing career with Learning and Development roles within Quarriers for the past 14 years. Elaine has development epilepsy training which is delivered to social care providers and the NHS throughout the UK and Ireland. Elaine’s responsibilities are to enhance the specialist knowledge of staff, develop educational programmes for primary care and to provide epilepsy training to social and health care staff. Elaine’s post is part funded by The RS MacDonald Charitable Trust.

Heather Thomson – Development Manager

Heather joined Quarriers in 2005, coming from a hotel background. After several years in administration and office management for Quarriers, Heather joined the William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre in 2014, overseeing the running of the building. Heather manages the administration, catering and domestic teams and also the onsite William Quarrier Conference Centre.