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FLU VACCINATIONS -


Please see detailed information below regarding priority groups and clinics -


This year you may be called to a clinic held outwith the Practice. Please pay close attention to the details with any invitation you receive via post or text message.

Appointments calendar

Consultations are by appointment only and can be booked by phone, or in person.  We also offer an online booking service through Emis Access. Please ask one of our Patient Co-ordinators for details. 

 

There are different types of appointments

 

 48 hour booking 

 

We encourage the use of our 48 hour booking system, which open on a weekly basis. 

These are offered with either a GP, Nurse or Health Care Assistant

 

If you request to see a particular Doctor, you may have to wait longer

 

Same Day booking

 

If you feel your problem is more urgent, you will be asked to leave some details of the problem, and the on-call Doctor or Nurse Practitioner will contact you to decide on the best course of action for you

 

You may then be given an same day appointment (often with less flexibility in terms of appointment time) to see either our Nurse Practitioner or the on-call doctor

 

This on-call doctor may not be the doctor that you know best, but will have full access to your medical notes and history

 

 Telephone Appointment

This is appropriate if you feel that a face-to-face appointment and physical examination is not necessary and phone advice might suffice.  Usually sick-line renewals can be dealt with by phone.

 

We would advise against accepting this option if you were initially looking for a face-to-face option, but the doctor or day of your choice was not available.

Nurse Practitioner

Our Nurse Practitioner works closely with our Practice Nurses and our Duty Doctor, she assesses patients on the day and provides treatment where required.

 

Practice Nurses

In a number of cases it might be worth considering an appointment with a practice nurse rather than a doctor. Practice nurses are qualified to deal with many ailments and you may be seen more quickly.

Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else.
 

 
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