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 plus years as part of the Forth Physio (formerly 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, hiking 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
Jennifer who joined us in 2020 and 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!).
Rachel McGinty BSc (Hons) MRCPod
Our newest member of our team in 2023 is Rachel. She trained at Queen Margaret University in 2011 and has worked in the NHS and private sector, including on the frontline during Covid. Her first post was in Devon then returned home to Scotland where she worked in the Lothians for 6/7 years. She made the jump and crossed the bridge to NHS Fife in 2017 where she still works part time now. Rachel is a mum to four lovely boys and manages to fit in a full home renovation project on the side!
Rachel is motivated, ambitious and full of fun. She hopes to create lots of new relationships with patients at the clinic and provide up to date, useful advice to keep them happy on their feet!