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For Covid Vaccination Information see Further Information Section 

NHS DIGITAL SHARING OPT OUT - we would like to reassure our patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS Digital does NOT include any patients registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital provide services in ENGLAND so are not able to access any data held in Scotland. You are not required to opt out as your data is already safe. We take patient confidentiality extremely seriously and safeguards are in place to protect this, including when data is used for research. Further information on how NHS Scotland handles your personal information is on the NHS Inform website How the NHS handles your personal health information : NHS Inform

Clinics & Services

In addition to GP consultations the practice a range of clinics and healthcare services:

Chronic Disease Management

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Appointments for these clinics can be made via reception.

Other Services

Cervical Smears - arrange a special appointment in the surgery with a doctor or the practice nurse.

Antenatal & Postnatal - antenatal and postnatal care is provided by the doctors during normal surgery hours. When making an appointment you should tell the receptionist that you are attending for these services. We are happy to give advice about planning a pregnancy. We also have a midwife-run clinic once a week in the surgery.

Contraception/Sexual Health - fitting and removal of contraceptive implants, removal of coils and screening for sexually transmitted infections. The contraceptive implant Nexplanon is fitted by Dr Gillespie, Dr Whyte and Dr Burns. If you are interested in Nexplanon please make a GP appointment to discuss this first. You will then be asked to return for a longer appointment to allow time for fitting.

Physiotherapy - If you are suffering from any bone, joint or muscle aches you can contact the practice physiotherapist.

They can:

  • Assess and diagnose what’s going on
  • Provided advice and exercises to help you manage your problem or condition
  • Refer you on to specialist services e.g x-rays, orthopaedics if required

To book, call the practice and ask for an appointment with physiotherapy.

Travel Clinic - if you are travelling abroad to a country outside mainland Europe and North America you will most probably need vaccinations and possibly anti-malarial tablets.  We ask that you make an appointment with our practice nurse at least 6 weeks prior to travel. Further information is available from the above tab, Travel Vaccinations.

 
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