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PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION 

Please be aware that due to current circumstances the practice, and the local pharmacies, are extremely busy at the moment. It is 48 hours for a prescription to be processed at the practice and it can be a further 48 hours at the pharmacy. We would like to advise patients that to ensure they receive their prescription in a timely manner, they should order their repeat prescriptions one week in advance.

 

If you have a

  • continuous cough
  • fever/high temperature (37.8C or greater)
  • loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste (anosmia)

please self isolate in line with national guidance. DO NOT ATTEND the practice. Go to NHSinform online to book a coronovirus test. If you feel your symptoms are severe or you may require hospitalisation please phone the practice. Please check www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus for latest updates.

 For info on Covid Vaccinations please visit www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine

If you are invited by a doctor to an online video consultation, Near Me, please click the following link:

https://nhsattend.vc/gp40051

We have suspended our online appointment booking as a response to COVID-19. We appreciate your understanding at this time.

Intimate Examinations

During your care, a doctor may need to examine you in order to provide you with the best care. Occasionally this may involve an examination of intimate areas. We understand that this can be stressful and embarrassing. If this sort of examination is necessary:



  • We will explain to you why the examination is necessary and give you the opportunity to ask questions.
  • We will explain what the examination will involve, including whether you can expect it to be painful or uncomfortable.
  • We will obtain your permission before carrying out this examination You will be offered a chaperone.
  • At all times we will respect your privacy during the examination and while dressing and undressing.

Your doctor and the nursing staff will be happy to discuss any concerns you have about this



 
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