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Staff Vacancy

Part Time Admin Person

Required for

Aberfeldy and Kinloch Rannoch Medical Practice

Varied reception/administration role working in both Aberfeldy Health Centre and Kinloch Rannoch Medical Practice

24 hours per week plus annual leave/illness cover

Training will be given. Salary related to skill level.

Interviews will be held in September for an early start thereafter

Application by a hand written application with CV to Karen Brown Practice Manager

Aberfeldy Health Centre PH15 2BH. Phone 01887 820 280 for more information.

Closing date: 26 August .

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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The doctors and staff welcome all patients to our practice and our website.  We are a professional and friendly team caring for approximately 4,500 patients in Aberfeldy, Kinloch Rannoch and the surrounding areas.

We run a comprehensive health promotion and disease management service. This includes advice on asthma, diabetes, heart and blood vessel disorders, HRT, contraception and child health to name a few.

We are very fortunate to operate from two purpose built premises, one in Aberfeldy and one in Kinloch Rannoch. All of our clinical services are run from rooms on the ground floor to ensure ease of access.

Our practice manager is Karen Brown, there is also a full complement of support staff, including an integrated nursing team consisting of the District nurses, Health Visitors and practice nurses. See full details on our Practice Staff page.

 
 Text Message Appointment Reminders

We introduced sending SMS text messages to remind patients of booked appointments in February this year and in this short time failed to attend appointments have reduced.

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. 

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
  • Wed 21st September 2016
  • Mon 10th October 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 11/08/2016)
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