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Coronavirus

We are providing a telephone service initially for any patient needing medical care and would ask patients to phone before 1pm each day should they have an urgent or routine medical need . We will be offering more telephone consultations and will see patients who need a face to face appointment having gathered some initial information. This is to enable us to plan ahead and avoid unnecessary patients contact/exposure to any risk.  We will not be offering online bookings until further notice. Please be patient when contacting us by phone and continue to select Option 5 - we have seen a significant  increase in calls already so please be aware it may take longer than usual to get through to us.

Please don't attend the Health Centre unless you have been asked to do so. We have been contacting any patients with prescriptions to arrange for these to be collected directly from a local pharmacy.  This will reduce the number of contacts patients need to have with staff at this time.

NHS Inform has the most up to date advice https://www.nhsinform.scot There is an online tool to help patients who are concerned they may have the virus follow this link for more details https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19

There is also a Helpline number for patients who have visited the countries affected - 0800 028 2816

 

Think you may have a urinary tract infection? If you are female and between the ages of 18 and 65 then you can go to your Pharmacy for treatment without an appointment. There is no need to take a sample and they can prescribe a course of antibiotics just like the GP.  Patients contacting the surgery may be directed to Pharmacy rather than treated here.  Please note this is not suitable for those who are allergic to Trimethoprim  or have recurrent symptoms - Pharmacy First!

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION SERVICE - www.nhsinform.scot
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Please note the community pharmacies are experiencing unprecedented numbers of prescription requests and staff absences as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and as such it may take up to 7 days to process prescription requests.  Please allow sufficient time for the medications you need and don't order anything you do not require.

 

 

 

 

 

Bridge of Allan Health Centre has been accredited as a Training Practice, coaching GPs of the future.

Dr Niamh Mullins and Dr Claire Clark are the designated GP Trainers but all doctors in the Practice have a significant role to play in training our assigned doctors.  The doctors are supervised throughout their journey with us and in addition to the doctors being assessed, the Practice is also inspected periodically.

The doctors join us for an extended period of time:

FY2 (Foundation year) - 4 months
ST1 (Specialist GPs in their 1st year) - 6 months
ST3 (Specialist GPs in their 3rd year) - minimum 12 months

From 7th August we will have with us:

ST1  Dr Kelly-Anne Speight from August 2019 to February 2020

FY2 Dr Mark McBrien from August 2019 to December 2019

.....the Practice benefits from the doctors experience, having worked in alternative medical environments prior to joining us.  In addition, we are able to offer additional appointments and choice of doctor during their time with us.

As part of the doctors' training programme they have to video a certain number of consultations for assessment. You will always be asked in advance for consent.

 

 

 
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