Welcometo the latest web edition of the newsletter. The aim of this newsletter is
to keep you up to date with changes and events at the Practices and to provide you
with helpful, up-to-date information and advice. We are interested in your views
on the services we provide and on topics you would like to see covered on the website
and in the newsletter, so please feel free to contact us.
NHS 24 can be called Free on 111
Both Practices are offering extended hours after 6pm. Drs Donaldson, Larkin & Gibson
on a Monday evening.
Most of our local pharmacies provide a prescription pick up service. If you feel
you would benefit from this service, please inform one of the reception staff.
Monday 18th September
Monday 25th December
Tuesday 26th December
Text Messaging Communication
The Practice will soon be able to send you a text message to remind you to book your
annual recalls. You can receive information by text message on your mobile phone
regarding your healthcare.
What you need to do?
If you would like your practice to contact you via the text messaging service please
make sure that we have a current mobile number for yourself or any family/household
Consent is implied if we have a registered mobile number for you, If you do not wish
to receive these communications please contact the surgery who will update your records.
On the 7th March 2017, the national campaign will launch to inform the public about
SPIRE and to make everyone in Scotland of the way we are improving how we use information
from GP patient records. It is important that all patients are made aware of the
changes so that they are clear on the benefits and their choice in terms of opting
SPIRE is a new service that will be used to help NHSScotland and the Scottish Government
plan for and improve Scotland’s health and care needs – to find out what this means
for you visit spire.scot or call NHS Inform on 0800 22 44 88
The way information from GP patient records is used to help plan health and care
services in Scotland is improving – to find out more about what this means for you,
visit spire.scot or call NHS Inform on 0800 22 44 88
There is a new service which will allow you to order repeat prescriptions and book/cancel
appointments online. This involves registration through us, so please let us know
if you wish to do so and we can email you the link to proceed.
2017 dates for Flu Clinics
We are running our Flu Clinics according to the initial of your surname – please
see below for dates to come along.
Does your Surname begin with the initial… Date & Time to come to the practice
A - F
Wed 25th Oct (2pm-3.30pm)
G - L
Wed 25th Oct (3.30pm-5pm)
M - R
Wed 1st Nov (2pm-3.30pm)
S - Z
Wed 1st Nov (3.30pm-5pm)
The practice will be closed on these afternoons, except to those requiring the flu