Drs Ayles, Rigg & McCulloch Practice Opening hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to
If you need urgent medical attention outwith surgery opening hours, call NHS 24
Free on 111
Details of NHS 24 can be found at www.nhs24.com
For urgent medical attention please phone the surgery on 447 6277 during the day
or 111 at night and at weekends. If the surgery is closed, a recorded message will
give instructions for contacting a doctor.
Drs Ayles, Rigg & McCulloch Practice have Open surgeries Monday to Thursday from
1.30pm – 3.00pm.
There will always be one doctor taking the open surgeries, but when needed, a second
doctor will assist too.
Open surgeries are for unpredictable short-term problems. Follow up and long term
problems are best dealt with in bookable surgeries. Open surgeries are for one problem
only. To see a doctor at an open surgery, simply come to the surgery before 3.00pm.
If you feel that you need more time to discuss your problem with the doctor, we
recommend that you make an appointment in a booked surgery with the doctor you wish
EMERGENCY OPEN SURGERY
There is an open surgery on Friday from 1.30pm – 3.00pm for Emergencies only. This
is for problems that cannot wait until the Monday/following week. Only one doctor
is on for the afternoon and will not be assisted.
Surgeries by appointment are held every weekday afternoon. All surgeries other than
the open surgeries and baby clinic are by appointment only.
The Surgery is closed for some local public holidays and bank holidays. Notices
will be displayed in the surgery well in advance of the closures.
The surgery may be closed for telephone calls on a Wednesday between 12pm and 1pm
to allow reception staff to receive training. At these times routine calls are not
The surgery may be closed for all staff and GPs to attend training on the specific
Wednesday afternoon’s. Notices will be displayed well in advance of the closures.