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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.

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.

 

Take the life saving test

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Scotland after lung and breast cancer. Every year, almost 4,000 people are diagnosed with the disease. 95% of new cases occur in people over the age of 50 Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death for men and third for women with 1600 people dying of the disease in Scotland each year

The Scottish Bowel Screening programme will invite all men and women in Scotland between the ages of 50 to 74 for screening every two years.  A home based test kit is posted through your letterbox every two years. 5000 test kits are issued every day across Scotland   We encourage everyone who receives a kit to take part and not ignore what can be a life saving test  Television advertising and our practice encourage you to understand the importance of reporting changes in your bowel habit to your GP. IF you have concerns you can always telephone 0800 0121 833  for a confidential chat and receive advice.

What are the symptoms ?

 

You can reduce your risk by:

Blood in your stools (faeces) or bleeding from your rectum

 

Taking part in bowel screening every 2 years

Change to your normal bowel habits that persists for more than three weeks, such as diarrhoea

constipation or passing stools more frequently than usual

 

Diet – eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day

Reduce red meat consumption  and saturated fat intake and eat more oily fish

Abdominal pain especially if severe

 

Reduce alcohol consumption

Lump in your tummy

 

Doing daily exercise walking swimming gardening dancing to help keep bowels moving

Weight loss and Tiredness

 

Don’t be embarrassed to speak to your doctor

(Site updated 15/07/2014)
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Cancelling your Appointment

In June 2014

16 doctor appointments and 23 nurse appointments were not atttended, this equates to more than 6.5 hours of consulting time.

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.

Test Results

Please contact us in the afternoon, (medical mail comes in at lunchtime) at least 1 week after the test has been taken.

 
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