Clinics & Services
The surgery’s opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm.The practice operates a pre-bookable and same day appointment service. This applies to both morning and afternoon appointments. If you phone at 8.30am there are same day appointments available. You will be offered an appointment with the first available doctor. This is on a first come first served basis. Pre-bookable appointments can be made up to 2 weeks in advance with the doctor of your choice if he/she is available.
Surgeries in the morning are between 8.30am and 10.20am and in the afternoon 2.30pm and 5.20pm. We also offer late evening appointment. Please speak to our reception staff for more information.
To make a practice nurse appointment please phone the surgery. For clinic schedules please see Nurse Clinic Times
Anticoagulation (Warfarin) clinic
Patients on Warfarin are monitored by the practice nurse in the clinic held on a Wednesday morning.
(including HGV, BUPA claims, pre-employment medical, and insurance claims)
This is arranged by the receptionist who can tell you the fee involved.
The flu clinics are run mainly in September, October and November each year. If you are 65 or over you automatically qualify for an influenza immunisation. If you feel you are in any of the “at risk” groups, please contact the practice for details.
Minor Surgery Clinic
The practice has a minor surgery clinic held on the last Friday of every month and is run by Dr. Cairns. The GPs will refer you to this service as required.
Family Planning Clinic
The practice holds a family planning clinic for insertion of coils and implants for contraceptive purposes. This is held on the first Thursday morning of each month and is run by Dr. Miller and Mhairi, Practice Nurse.
Insurance Lines and Sick Notes
These are not issued by a doctor during the first week of incapacity. Self-certificate forms are available from your employer. No medical certificates can be issued without consultation with the doctor.
(including family planning and cervical cytology)
The practice nurse offers general health advice, cervical screening and advice on breast examination. The practice actively approach all women in the appropriate age groups to offer this service.
If you are not being seen regularly at the surgery, please ask for a health check by the practice nurse.
Mothers and babies can attend the health visitor for advice and weight checks at the health centre.
The following clinics are run by the practice nurse and patients appropriate to these groups are invited to attend when due to be screened.
- Heart disease
- Near Patient Testing
- Chronic Kidney Disease