We will not be opening up routine face to face appointments from 30th March onwards for GPs, Advanced Nurse Practioner or Nurse. We will provide an on-the-day service and would ask patients to phone in on the day should they need to be seen urgently . 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 assess the situation as it develops in the UK. 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.
If you have already have a booked appointment please contact the Health Centre so this can be changed to a telephone consultation. If it is still felt to be essential to see you in the surgery, a further appointment will be made.
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
Access to obtain answers to everyday questions about your health:
seasonal topics; self-help guides; healthy living topics; mental wellbeing; food & nutrition; smoking & alcohol information
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.