Health Protection

Welcome to information about Health Protection

What we do

The Health Protection Team:

  • Prevent and control infectious diseases, including vaccine preventable disease
  • Prepare for new emerging infections
  • Management & controlling of outbreaks of disease and infection –including infection control advice for non NHS premises
  • Prevent and protect against environmental, chemical and radiological incidents – includes emergency planning, working with multi agencies
  • Raise awareness of blood borne virus prevention

The Team

Dr Nigel Calvert – Consultant in Public Health

Justine McCuaig – Blood Borne Virus/Health Protection Nurse

Andrea Crossan – Blood Borne Virus/Health Protection Nurse

Kerry Wylde – Health Protection Team Administrator

Useful Links

Health Protection Scotland  

Health Protection Agency  

Scottish Government Health Department  

Green Book "Immunisation against Infectious Diseases"  

Immunisation Scotland public information  

Hepatitis C Scotland

Fit for Travel

Contact Us

Health Protection
Mountainhall Treatment Centre
Bankend Road

Telephone: 01387 272724


In an emergency the out of hours Consultant in Public Health can be contacted via the main switchboard on: 01387 246 246