Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
MB ChB MRCGP Aberdeen 2004
Dr MacKinlay is a GP partner with a special interest in contraception and family planning services.
Dr Kerr is a GP partner with a specialist interest in minor surgery and diabetes.
MBChB DMCC RAMC
Dr. Gilmour is a salaried GP with a special interest in Travel Medicine and Veterans' healthcare.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Ashleigh is a highly qualified and experienced nurse practitioner who is able to deal with most problems. She has immediate access to a doctor for anything outwith this. Please see our practice leaflet for more details regarding her role.
The practice policy is to encourage a healthy lifestyle, and our nurses run many of the screening programmes, which can help to prevent ill health. If you are invited to attend for such tests, please try to attend, as this can prevent complications in later life. If you want to speak to a practice nurse ring 01779 841208 and the receptionist will be glad to put you through or arrange a suitable time for you to call back.
Katrina is a health care assistant. Her duties include phlebotomy, BP measurement, ECGs, foot screening and co-ordinating diabetic reviews
Our Practice Manager is responsible for the administration and daily running of this busy practice. She is happy to hear any comments or suggestions about the services provided. She is responsible for our secretarial and administration team.
Office Supervisor / Administrator
Administrator / Receptionist
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Melissa is a qualified prescriber who undertakes the monitoring of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, chronic medication and polypharmacy reviews. She provides support and advice to the doctors/ANPs on prescribing issues. She is currently undertaking extended training in diabetic treatment.
The district nurses provide care for patients that are housebound. Their multifunctional role includes health promotion, teaching, rehabilitation and palliative care. In consultation with the doctors, they can also refer patients to other community services such as physiotherapy and chiropody if required.
Contact the Nursing Team on 01779 841444
There is an answer machine service; please leave your NAME and TELEPHONE NUMBER and one of the team will contact you on return to the office.
Our health visitor has a major interest in preventive care particularly amongst children, and in addition to our regular services we have separate child development and immunisation
Contact the Health Visitor on 01779 841444
There is an answer machine service if they are unavailable, please leave a message and she will get back to you.
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