Noticeboard

Late May Holiday -  The surgery will be CLOSED on Monday 31st of May for the public holiday. If you require urgent medical advice please contact your local pharmacy, minor injury unit or NHS 24 on 111.


COVID Vaccine for unpaid/unregistered carers - You can now book an appointment by calling 0800 030 8013 and select option 3.


We have completed the first and second doses of the COVID vaccine for all 75+ aged patients and shielders.


All other age groups/categories will be completed in community hubs which will be communicated to you directly by the Health Board and not the practice. You can visit NHS Inform or call the COVID vaccine helpline on 0800 030 8013 for any queries.


To reduce footfall at the surgery, all prescriptions must be picked up by a pharmacy driver and sicklines must be posted out to your home. Please do NOT come to the surgery for either of these.


Also if you are a new patient looking to register with the practice, please do NOT come to the surgery to do this, instead see the following page for more information on how to register.


For a guide to GP services during COVID-19 please see the following video - Guide to GP Services


Our Practice Policy for COVID-19


Staff Training - The surgery will be CLOSED every Tuesday between 12.30 - 13.30 for the forseeable future for staff training. For urgent matters, there will still be a telephone service.


Online booking of GP appointments via. Patient Access is currently SUSPENDED due to coronavirus. The text reminder service is also disabled at present.

 

Nurse Practitioners

Majella Beattie

NC, HND Adult Nursing, BSc Adult Nursing, BSc with Honors SPDN, MSc Advanced Nursing Practice


An Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) can diagnose, prescribe and manage patient conditions in a way similar to GPs. ANP appointments are suitable for the following conditions: coughs, colds , chest infections , sinus infections, cold sores, athletes foot, diarrhoea, constipation, ear/nose/throat infections, eye infection/stye/conjunctivitis, hay fever, headaches, indigestion, impetigo, shingles, muscular pain, UTIs, vaginal discharge, wound infections.

Nurses

Alice Watt

BN (Hons), Graduate Certificate in Burns and Plastic Surgery

Colette Watt

Diploma in Higher Education in Nursing (dipHE), Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (BSc)

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Susan Smart

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

 
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