Contact Numbers

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Antimicrobial App Administrator

Dr Ursula Altmeyer, Consultant Microbiologist



Clinical inquiries - Duty/on-call Microbiologist

  • Office hours (Mon-Fri 09.00 - 17.00): page number available via switchboard or Rota Watch
  • OOH: contact switchboard

Microbiologists NHS Ayrshire & Arran

  • Dr Ursula Altmeyer
  • Dr Abhijit Bal
  • Dr Chloe Keane
  • Dr Paul Robertson

OOH on call rota is shared with NHS Dumfries & Galloway.

Microbiologists NHS Dumfries & Galloway

  • Dr Linsay Batchelor
  • Dr Martin Connor
  • Dr Bryan Marshall

Microbiology Laboratory reception (not for clinical inquiries): ext 27420

Infectious Diseases Team

Dr Sam Allen, Infectious Diseases Consultant, ext 27970, or via Crosshouse switchboard

Dr José Fernandez-Montero, Infectious Diseases Consultant, page 3730 via Crosshouse switchboard

Infectious Diseases beds are in ward 4D, ext 27940

Isolation facilities, including a room with negative pressure and positive pressure anteroom are located in ward 2D.


Infection Prevention and Control Team

Infection control office enquiries: ext 25765

Bob Wilson, Infection Control Manager



Kerridh-Anne Calder, Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Ayr Hospital, ext 14115, page #6332 via Ayr switchboard

Kayleigh Hamilton, Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Crosshouse Hospital, ext 26064, page 3103 via Crosshouse switchboard

Area Medicines Information and Formulary, ext 14506

Primary Care Prescribing Team, ext 13905

Electronic Prescribing, ext 17011/17012/14858

Clinical ward pharmacists and on-call pharmacist via switchboard


Public Health

Contact the Health Protection Team on 01292 885858 (internal 15858)

Out of hours, contact Crosshouse Hospital switchboard and ask for the on-call Consultant for Public Health.


Sexual Health Department

Dr Ruth Holman, Consultant in Sexual Health, 01294 323228