All our Podiatrists are degree trained and HCPC registered. This means we meet the national standards and are practising legally, safely and effectively, and are entitled to use the title Podiatrist.
Kirsty McWhirter BSc MRCPod
Kirsty graduated with a BSc in Podiatry from Queen Margaret University in 1997. Since this time, she has practiced in both community NHS and private practice giving her exposure to a wide range of podiatric conditions. In 1999, Kirsty established Queensferry Podiatry and is proud to have spent 20 years as part of the JW Physiotherapy team. Her close network of health professionals ensures that every aspect of treatment is considered with the optimal outcome for her patients. In order to maintain the highest standard of service and care, Kirsty regularly attends professional development and education courses. Outside of Podiatry, Kirsty is passionate about visiting other countries, photography and running (well maybe not so passionate about the latter).
Anglea Millar BSc (Hons) MRCPod
Angela graduated from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry in 2004. She has 12 years experience working within a busy NHS Podiatry Department. She has a wide range of experience across many areas of Podiatry including all aspects of wound care and biomechanics. She attained a Post Graduate Certificate in Health Studies from the University of the West of Scotland in 2015 and attends conferences and workshops to maintain the highest professional standards across her work.
Outwith podiatry, Angela enjoys hill walking, running and mountain biking and rewarding herself with cake afterwards!
Neassa Macdonald BSc (Hons) MRCPod
Neassa is HCPC registered, graduated from Queen Margaret University Edinburgh in 2009 and is registered with the College of Podiatry. Originally from Northern Ireland, Neassa has been in Scotland for the past 14 years. After qualifying, she moved to Inverness to start her career in the NHS and moved on to Aberdeen 8 years ago, working privately for the last year. She has recently moved to the Edinburgh area back to where it all began! Neassa enjoys meeting new people and hopes her enthusiasm for her profession can help her clients improve their general foot health.
Jennifer Barclay BSc (Hons) MRCPod
Our newest member of the team is Jennifer, who joined us in 2020. Jennifer graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2013 with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry. Since qualifying she has worked in various private practices and has seven years experience working in busy community NHS teams. Jennifer is currently undertaking a masters module in Non-Medical Prescribing in order to further enhance her practice.Outwith Podiatry Jennifer is kept busy looking after her two young children and she enjoys running, cycling and her newest pursuit of wild swimming (yes, even in the Scottish winter!).