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The surgery will be CLOSED on Monday 28th of September for the public holiday. If you require urgent medical advice please contact your local pharmacy, minor injury unit or call NHS 24 on 111.

Flu Vaccine: We are now currently booking flu vaccination appointments for the patients detailed below. Information from the Health Board and Scottish Government is that we will vaccinate the 18-64 year olds at risk category and this will be carried out in the surgery, please call the surgery to book an appointment for the vaccine.

All other flu vaccinations outwith this category will be carried out in the community, a letter will follow soon to advise you of this from either the Health Board or Scottish Government.

Our Patient Access online sign up system is currently down, we hope to have this back up and running as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Our Practice Policy for COVID-19 - https://www.northcotesurgery.com/info.aspx?p=4

Coronavirus - Visit the NHS inform website or call 0800 028 2816 for general information and advice. If you have symptoms STAY HOME and call NHS 24 on 111.

The Monday evening clinics at the surgery are currently SUSPENDED, we will close at the normal time of 6pm.

Prescriptions - We are NOT issuing early or extra prescriptions. To reduce the number of patients attending the surgery, a number of pharmacies offer a collection service and we would be happy to give your prescriptions to their driver.

The surgery will be CLOSED every Tuesday between 12.30 - 13.30 for the forseeable future for staff training. For urgent matters, there will still be a telephone service.

LGBT Health and Wellbeing COVID 19 Support

Online booking of GP appointments via. Patient Access is currently SUSPENDED due to coronavirus.

We now require 48 HOURS to process ALL PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS. Prescriptions will be available for collection at the surgery after 48 hours from the request. This change is due to increased pressure on resources, thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

Click here to apply for Patient Access to make appointments and order repeat prescriptions online.

 

 

Nurse Practitioners

Majella Beattie

NC, HND Adult Nursing, BSc Adult Nursing, BSc with Honors SPDN, MSc Advanced Nursing Practice


An Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) can diagnose, prescribe and manage patient conditions in a way similar to GPs. ANP appointments are suitable for the following conditions: coughs, colds , chest infections , sinus infections, cold sores, athletes foot, diarrhoea, constipation, ear/nose/throat infections, eye infection/stye/conjunctivitis, hay fever, headaches, indigestion, impetigo, shingles, muscular pain, UTIs, vaginal discharge, wound infections.

Nurses

Alice Herrington

BN (Hons), Graduate Certificate in Burns and Plastic Surgery

Colette Watt

Diploma in Higher Education in Nursing (dipHE), Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (BSc)

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Susan Smart

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

 
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