Newsletter - June 2020
Please find below a copy of our June Newsletter, informing patients of changes within the Practice and important contact numbers and web links for additional services.
We will be issuing our Newsletter no less than Quarterly. We appreciate any feedback in regards to them.
Advice and information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse help is available as follows:
Call Scotland's Domestic Abuse 24hr helpline on 0800 027 1234
Visit the following website: https://safer.scot/
If you feel you are in danger or someone you know is in immediate danger then call 999
We are now at Level II of COVID 19 Pandemic management. This means we will be reviewing and suspending various non-urgent activities including routine blood tests, chronic disease monitoring and minor surgeries. We will advise patients via our Triage Consultation.
We are likely to experience a shortage of staff due to illness and self isolation over the coming weeks and months, please consider this.
If you have any symptoms of Coronavirus (High Temperature, new and continuous cough or shortness of breath) then you MUST NOT come into the Surgery.
For more advice or support please see the following :
Health Protection Scotland on: 0800 028 2816
Please do not contact the Surgery unless you require medical assistance.
The Government has advised that any individual showing any of the above symptoms must self-isolate for 7 days from when your symptoms commenced. Any other household members must remain at home for 14 days, starting from day 1 of the infected individual.
We are continuing to review and reassess the best way to support our patients through this difficult time and we have moved to a Triage Appointment System which will include telephone/video communication.
Please continue to monitor this website for updates
We have temporarily suspended online appointments, this is a precautionary measure for the safety of patients and staff.
We will continue to review and advise in due course when this service will resume.
You can still phone in to make appointments via the Admin Team on 0345 337 3356
Open for Public Holiday
The practice will be OPEN on the Public Holiday on Friday, 8th May, 2020.
If you require urgent medical attention please contact NHS 24 on 111 or in the event of any emergency please dial 999 or telephone the Medical Centre on 0345 337 3356 for the correct number.