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About Us

Also in Health Protection:

The Health Protection department is responsible for the monitoring, investigation and control of communicable disease and environmental hazards. 

 

What do the Health Protection Team do?

  • Monitoring, investigation and control of communicable disease and environmental hazards in Grampian.
  • Identification and management of outbreaks in the community and the management of major hospital outbreaks.
  • Support and advice to the Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Scottish Water, Animal Health and NHS staff.
  • Co-ordination of immunisation programmes and provision of advice to professionals.
  • Education and training to a wide range of professional groups.

How to Contact Us

The service is available 365 days a year 24 hours a day. 

During office hours - 01224 558520

Emergency/out of hours - 0845 456 6000 - ask for public health on call

Health Protection Team
Public Health and Planning Directorate
NHS Grampian
Summerfield House
2 Eday Road
Aberdeen
AB15 6RE
grampian.healthprotection@nhs.net

Health Protection Team

Dr Helen Howie (01224 558520)
Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Head of Health Protection & Pandemic Influenza Co-ordinator

Fiona Aitken (01224 558444)
Bloodborne Virus Nurse Specialist

Lisa Allerton (01224 558521) 
Bloodborne Virus/Sexual Health Project Manager

Fiona Browning (01224 558520)
Health Protection Nurse Specialist

Lynn Byers (01224 558520)
Health Protection Nurse Specialist

Helen Corrigan (01224 558520)
Health Protection Nurse Specialist

Susan Duthie (01224 558520)
TB Nurse Specialist

Dr Andrew Fraser (01224 558521)
Clinical Lead for Hepatitis C

Jayne Leith (01224 558520)
Health Protection Nurse Specialist

Beverley Miller (01224 558520)
Administrator

Christine Milligan (01224 558520)
Administrator

Dr Emmanuel Okpo (01224 558520)
Consultant in Public Health Medicine & Lead for Environmental Health (including water)

Dr Maria Rossi (01224 558469)
Consultant in Public Health Medicine & Bloodborne Virus Co-ordinator

Lynn Sutherland (01224 558570)
Public Health Officer

Margo Urquhart (01224 558759)
Project Support Manager

Dr Diana Webster (01224 558520)
Consultant in Public Health Medicine & Immunisation Co-ordinator

Jackie Williams (01224 558652)
BBV and Sexual Health Trainer

Cathy Young (01224 558521)
MCN Manager; Hepatitis C, Sexual Health

Main Office
01224 558520

From time to time individuals who are training in Public Health will be working with the team.

To contact the NHS Grampian Corporate Communications Team please call 01224 554400.