COVID BOOSTERS & FLU VACCINATIONS
The Surgery will ONLY be vaccinating current housebound patients and over 80’s. As soon as we have any more information we will make this available on the website. Please do not contact the Surgery.
Non-urgent advice: AGGRESSIVE AND ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR
Over the past six months our admin staff have been receiving increasing levels of abuse.
This has now reached an unacceptable level resulting in one of our staff leaving.
We operate a zero tolerance policy to aggressive/abusive behaviour.
Anybody abusing our staff will be removed from our list with no further warning.
Non-urgent advice: FACEMASK EXEMPTION
Facemask Exemption Information for Travel
Please do not contact your GP Practice to ask for face covering exemption letters as this is not something that your GP can provide.
As per Scottish Government guidelines exemption certifications are not required, however, should you need this for travel purposes for any Airline you can request a free face covering exemption card by phoning 0800 121 6240 or through the NHS Scotland exemption card website http://exempt.scot/.
Non-urgent advice: COVID VACCINE PASSPORT/CERTIFICATE
Please see below the link to the Scottish Government website for information on how patients can now access their vaccination status without the need to contact their GP Practice.
For those patients unable to access the information online they can call the freephone Covid Status helpline to request their vaccination status which will be sent to them in the post. The Freephone number is 0808 196 8565.
Non-urgent advice: NO LETTER FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION?
If you have not received your letter for a Covid-19 vaccination yet and believe you should have or you have lost your letter please visit the link below and follow the instructions
Non-urgent advice: Covid Vaccine Updates
For the most up to date information regarding the Covid-19 vaccine please visit:
Covid Vaccine leaflet:
The contact number for the helpline is: 0800 030 8013
Non-urgent advice: FLU VACCINATION FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
From the 1st of October 2018, Pregnant Women in NHS Ayrshire & Arran can get their free flu vaccination from Maternity Services. Most flu vaccinations this coming flu season will be given at Ayrshire Maternity Unit. If you have any questions please speak with your community midwife or contact the Maternity Assessment Unit on 01563 825300 to book an appointment. The flu vaccine can be given at any time during your pregnancy and it is the best protection against catching the flu this winter. Get #ReadyForFlu, visit http://www.readyforflu.scot
Non-urgent advice: COVID-19 Notice
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN AN APPOINTMENT
IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID RELATED SYMPTOMS:
– HIGH TEMPERATURE OR FEVER
– A NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH
– A LOSS OF OR CHANGE IN SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL
– THEN PLEASE PHONE NHS24 IN THE FIRST INSTANCE ON TEL: 111
Out of Hours and Emergencies
Should you require a doctor in an emergency when the surgery is closed, dial the surgery number and you will be given the telephone number for NHS 24. The service is for urgent or emergency problems that cannot wait until the surgery opens the following day.
You will be triaged by a nurse, who will assess the urgency of your call. If you need to see a doctor, you will be asked if it is possible for you to attend one of the treatment centres and an appointment will be arranged. If you are unable to attend a treatment centre a Doctor will visit you at home.
The NHS 24 telephone number is 111
The NHS 24 website is www.nhs24.com
COVID-19 Practice Update
1) PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN ATTENDING THE PRACTICE
2) WE ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING A TRIAGE APPOINTMENT SYSTEM.
PLEASE PHONE THE PRACTICE TO LEAVE YOUR NAME AND SHORT DESCRIPTION OF YOUR PROBLEM AND THE ADMIN TEAM WILL EITHER SIGNPOST YOU TO THE NEAREST SUITABLE SERVICE OR ADD YOUR NAME TO BE TRIAGED BY THE ANP OR ONE OF THE GP’S.
ANY HOUSECALLS REQUESTS WILL ALSO BE TRIAGED APPROPRIATELY
ANYONE REQUIRING A SELF ISOLATION NOTE PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW
MSK SERVICE17th November 2019
WE DO HAVE A PHYSIOTHERAPIST WORKING WITHIN THE PRACTICE.