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 Hello, we hope all our patients are keeping well in these difficult times.  Currently the Practice is open for telephone triage calls only but should the doctor wish to see you after speaking to you he will ask you to attend the Health Centre at a specific time and alone.   Please do not come late or early - there are no waiting facilities available and you will be asked to queue outside till a member of staff collects you.

Alternatively you may be asked to submit a photograph of rash or lump or tonsillitis either when making telephone appointment or whilst speaking to the doctor.    Video consultations are also starting.

Moira, our Senior Practice Nurse has started her Chronic Disease Management Reviews by telephone and the feedback is encouraging.  Please ensure the Practice has your up-to-date contact details

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinics & Services

Antenatal Care pregnant

If you are pregnant or think you might be come in and see one of the doctors who will be happy to discuss your antenatal care and make the necessary arrangement for you to see a Midwife and Obstetrician.

Our doctors are also happy to assist you with any problems or worries you may have before, during or after your pregnancy.

Cervical Smears

All women aged between 20 and 60 years who have ever had sex should have regular cervical smear tests. In Scotland, women in this age group are routinely invited to have a smear test every 3 years. You should contact your doctor if it is more than 3 years since you last had a smear and you have not recently been invited to have a test.

You will be contacted via the post and asked to make an appointment at the practice. Most of our smears are carried out by our specially trained nurses.

Childhood Immunisation

The national immunisation programme outlined below is strongly supported by the doctors and health visitors at the Yellow Practice. If you have any concerns about the immunisations please make an appointment to discuss them. Click here for the recommended schedule.

Chronic Disease Management

The practice nurses offer chronic disease management clinics for patients diagnosed with the following:

  • Asthma asthma_inhaler
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Stroke

Other services available from the practice nursing team include:

  • Dressings, suture removal.
  • Travel advice, yellow fever vaccination, flu jabs, injections.
  • Well person checks, cervical smears, smoking cessation advice, dietary advice.
  • Venepuncture.
  • Memory checks (MMSE).*
  • Doppler studies.*
  • ECG’s.*
  • Spirometry.*
  • Cryotherapy (wart) clinics.*

Nursing services are available by appointment. (*Some services require GP referral).

Contraceptive Services contraception

All our doctors would be happy to discuss your contraceptive requirement during normal consultations. We are able to provide advice on all forms of contraception.

Certain types of contraception such as the coil and implant are usually given by the Family Planning Clinic within a prebooked appointment. The Clinic  is conveniently situated within Drumhar Health Centre.  However, the Practice is currently looking into offering this service to patients.

Flu Vaccines

Each year there is a different strain of the flu virus in the community and each year a new vaccine is mass produced. As soon as the vaccine is available we begin our flu vaccination clinics which are run by our nurses.

Minor Surgical Procedures

Dr Perry carries out most of the surgical procedures in the practice. A wide range is offered such as skin cysts, skin tags and ingrown toe nails. In addition steroid joint and tendon injection is offered.

Dr Perry completed several years of surgical training prior to becoming a GP and completed the membership exams to the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow.physio

If you would like to discuss any procedures then come in and see Dr Perry and he will make arrangements for this to be done at a later date

Physiotherapy Self-Referral

For advice, information & assessment of muscle and joint problems please call 0845 604 0001

Travel Health Service

This service has been designed to provide the traveller with the information they require when travelling abroad, in addition to any vaccinations required. More information is available on the above tab.  Please note most vaccines - Tetanus, Polio, Diphtheria, Typhoid and Hepatitis A, are available on the NHS.  There will be a charge for vaccines not available on the NHS to cover the cost of issuing the private prescription and administering the treatment.

 
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