If you have an eye or vision problem then it is essential that you contact an optician directly. Opticians have specialist equipment to diagnose a range of vision problems quickly. Similarly, dental problems should always be taken direct to your dentist. The following link gives helpful information about the range of services available from health […]
The NHS Minor Ailment service provides pharmacist-based advice and treatment (e.g provision of over-the-counter medication) for a wide range of minor ailments, for example – acne, constipation, diarrhoea, headache, sore throat, warts. You can register at a pharmacist of your choice. Treatment is free for children, over 60s and adults on certain benefits. If your […]
The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) legislation affects how businesses or organisations use your personal data and communicate with you. Many patients will be familiar with this legislation from emails received from online services, shops, newsletters etc etc in the last few weeks. GDPR also affects contacts and communications from the NHS and so […]
Our locum GP, Dr Khan, leaves us this week to take up a new permanent post. We thank him for his help over the last six months and wish him every success in his future career.
The NHS Breast screening programme invites all women between 50 and 70 years old to have a special breast X-ray or mammogram every three years to look for early breast cancer which is not yet producing an obvious breast lump. Screening for breast cancer in this age group has been shown to save lives. (more…)
Flu vaccine supplies are now in. If you are eligible for a flu vaccine please contact reception. Health Protection Scotland advises that current level of flu infection is no higher than expected for the time of year.
Dr Logie retired from the practice at the end of August. We wish him a long, happy and healthy retirement. Dr Logie is replaced by Dr Taylor. Dr Geary also left us in August to take up a post nearer her home and we are sorry to lose her but wish her every success in her new […]
The practice now offers the facility of ordering your repeat prescription or making an appointment online. To use this you must fill out a registration form with the practice, which is available at the front reception desk, and give us photographic proof of your identity. The practice can then register you for this facility.