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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.

Currently we are not booking flu clinics, information so far 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, we will notify you when the clincs are available for booking. 

All other flu vaccinations 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 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.

 

X-Ray

doctor examining an x-rayAn X-ray is a widely used diagnostic test to examine the inside of the body. X-rays are a very effective way of detecting problems with bones, such as fractures. They can also often identify problems with soft tissue, such as pneumonia or breast cancer.

If you have a X-ray, you will be asked to lie on a table or stand against a surface so that the part of your body being X-rayed is between the X-ray tube and the photographic plate.

An X-ray is usually carried out by a radiographer, a healthcare professional who specialises in using imaging technology, such as X-rays and ultrasound scanners.

You can find out more about x-ray tests, how they are performed, their function and the risks by visiting the NHS Choices website.

 
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