Retirement of Dr Ann Mitchell
After many years of dedicated service to this practice and the patients we serve, Dr Mitchell has decided to retire at the send of September 2022.
We hope to arrange a protected time where anyone who wishes to can come along and say their farewells. More details will follow once arrangements have been made.
NHS Pharmacy First Scotland is an NHS service provided by your local community pharmacy (a pharmacy with a contract to provide NHS prescriptions and services).
• If you have a minor illness, a pharmacy is the first place you should go for advice.
• You do not usually need an appointment and you can go to any pharmacy.
• Your pharmacist can give you advice for a minor illness, and medicine if they think you need it.
Please click on the link below for more information.
NHS Pharmacy First Scotland
MINOR INJURIES SERVICE
This service can help adults and children aged 18 months and over who have had a recent minor, within the last 7 days, injury including:
- strains and sprains
- wounds and minor burns
- minor bumps to head and face
- simple eye injuries
- insect bites and stings.
The Nearest Minor Injuries Unit is in St Andrews Community Hospital and can be contacted via NHS 24 on 111
You can also call NHS 24 on 111 free any time day or night if:
- You think you need A & E but it is not life threatening
- You are too ill to wait for your GP or dentist to open
- You need urgent mental health advice and guidance
In the case of a life threatening emergency always dial 999
- The NHS Inform coronavirus webpage remains the fastest way to obtain the latest health advice and information. Visit nhsinform.scot/COVID-19
1. New Symptoms of Covid: carry out a lateral flow test and Self Isolate in line with current guidance as detailed on NHS Inform.
2. Worsening Covid Symptoms: If your symptoms last longer than 5/7 days, or you feel you are getting worse, please complete an On-Line consult form (found on the Home Page), detailing the problem, and a GP will assess and agree an appropriate plan.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND OR ATTEMPT TO COME INTO THE PRACTICE WITHOUT A PRIOR BOOKED APPOINTMENT.
NHS111 remains the contact during out of hours (18.00 - 08.00 Mon to Fri and over the weekend and Bank Holidays), and may be contacted during the in-hours, but if clinical assessment is required you will be redirected back to the practice.
COVID Status Certification (Covid Passports)
Please do not contact your GP Practice to ask for a Covid vaccination passport or status certificate – they will not be able to provide any standard document.
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NHS England's Data Opt-Out Service:
Update on Data Opt Out Service
We continue to use the on-line system. Patient feedback to date has been very positive; a few teething problems initially, which we have hopefully addressed and dealt with. If you are having any problems using the system please contact the practice where the reception team will be more than happy to assist.
Avoiding Drug Wastage
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