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Hermitage Medical Practice

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HERMITAGE MEDICAL PRACTICES NEWS

Updated 29.07.2014

 

Welcome to 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

As from 29th April 2014 the NHS 24 telephone has changed from 08454 24 24 24 to call Free on 111

 

Extended Hours

Both Practices are offering extended hours after 6pm. Drs Donaldson, Morris & Larkin on a Monday evening.

 

Flu Clinics

We are running our Flu Clinics according to the initial of your surname – please come along on your allocated date/time.

Does your Surname begin with the initial… Date & Time to come to the practice

A, B, C                         Tues 14th Oct (2.30pm – 3.45pm)

D, E, F                          Tues 14th Oct (3.45pm – 5pm)

G, H, I                           Thurs 16th Oct (2.30pm – 3.45pm)

J, K, L                           Thurs 16th Oct (3.45pm – 5pm)

M, N, O                        Tues 21st Oct (2.30pm-3.45pm)

P,Q, R                           Tues 21st Oct (3.45pm – 5pm)

S, T, U                          Thurs 23rd Oct (2.30pm – 3.45pm)

V, W, X, Y, Z                hurs 23rd Oct (3.45pm – 5pm)

Catch-up clinic

Tues 4th Nov (2.30pm – 5pm)

Medical Students

Our Practices are assisting in the training and teaching of final year medical students and you may therefore be asked if you mind a student being present during your consultation. You will always be asked for permission before any such consultation and if you prefer, they will not be present.

 

New Patient Registrations

Both Practices based at Hermitage Medical Practices have reached a level of which they are at full capacity for new patient registrations.

They are unable to take on any new registrations until more space becomes available.  This is to ensure we are able to practice efficiently & safely.

We are monitoring this regularly and would hope this situation will be short term.

 

Pharmacy Service

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.

 

Public holidays

2014

Monday 15th September

Thursday 25th December

Friday 16th December

2015

Thursday 1st January

Friday 2nd January

 

Bowel Screening

The practice is participating in a detecting cancel early programme to try to increase the uptake of bowel screening for eligible patients.  Please access the following website for further information.

www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk