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Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone reception staff at the appropriate surgery. By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.

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Welcome to our practice website. We hope it will provide our patients with a source of information about our practice, the staff and services we provide and in addition be a useful resource for other health related information.
 
Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
 
  

Text Message Appointment Reminders

We would like to introduce sending SMS text messages to your mobile phone to remind you of appointments you have booked at the surgery.

We will trial this service from February 2016 for appointments with practice nurses and extended hours. For this service consent is required please download Consent Form and hand into reception.   

 

Know who to Turn to

Is website designed to help you get the right medical assistance when you're ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.  For more information please click here.  The website expands to inform you when it is best to see the relevant health care professional or service by clicking on 'more information'

Treatment of dental problems/infections

As recommended by the British Medical Association (BMA) we are unable to provide treatment for Dental problems/infections, the General Medical Council (GMC) requires doctors to have appropriate skills for any treatment that they offer.  We advise patients with dental problems to contact their registered dentist in the first instance, however, GPs can provide advice to ascertain that the conditioni requires only dental treatment.  If you do not have a registered dentist, access to emergency dental services can be arranged by contacting NHS 111.  The practice is unable to re-issue any prescriptions prescribed by a dentist. 

 

Month of birth recall system

We are in the process of redesigning our recall system.  We plan to invite patients for a yearly review of their medical conditions and any current medication they have, during the month of their birthday.  By doing this we are trying to avoid the inconvenience of patients receiving several invitations throughout the year. 

 

Public Holidays / Closures

Aberfeldy & Kinloch Rannoch Medical Practice will be closed on the following public holiday dates:

  • Mon 26th December
  • Tues 27th December 2016
  • Mon 2nd January 2017
  • Mon 3rd January 2017

Please note we will be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

We will be having training days - Protected Learning Days whereby the practice will be open from 08.00 - 12.30 but closed from 12.30 - 18.00.  Out of Hours service will be available during these hours on 111.

These training days have been identified as

  • Mon 25th July 2016
  • Mon 10th October 2016
  • Wed 21st September 2016
  • Wed 2nd November 2016
  • Wed 8th Feb 2017 

 (The above dates are given to us via NHS Tayside and are agreed in partnership with our Local Medical Council)Please note that NHS 24 can be contacted during these times on 111.

 Access

Ample parking is now available at both surgeries, with reserved areas for the disabled near the entrance. 

Wheelchairs - a ramp is provided at the surgery entrance, as is a toilet for the disabled along with baby changing facilities. A wheelchair is also available on short loan from the practice. Details from reception.

(Site updated 25/07/2016)
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