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NEW ONLINE SERVICE FOR ORDERING REPEAT MEDICATIONS

We have introduced a new improved service for ordering your repeat medications on line.   When you next order your medication you will be emailed an information sheet with a tear off slip which should be completed and either handed in to the practice or emailed to:  coldside.tayside@nhs.net  (Information sheets are also available at reception).

Upon receipt of the completed slip we will register you for the service and you will then receive an email with your unique ordering number and instructions on how to set up your account.

As from 01 04 18 repeat medications can only be ordered online using the new service.   Please ensure you complete and return the slip to the practice before your next order is due.

Flu Season - be prepared!

Our Flu clinics will commence at the beginning of October.  Will you be 65 or over by 31 03 18?

Or UNDER 65 and suffer from one of the following:

Chronic Heart Disease

Chronic Neurological Disease

Diabetes

Chronic respiratory disease including asthma

Immunisuppresion

Chronic kidney disease

Chronic Liver Disease

People with morbid obesity - Body mass index > 40                      

Or Are you a Carer?    Are you pregnant?   Children under 5 not currently attending school?                                                                                              

If so, please contact the surgery to arrange your flu vaccination.

CONTRACEPTIVE PILL

Should you require a further prescription for the contraceptive pill please arrange an appointment with Nurse Ramsay.

It has been brought to our attention that some patients, particularly elderly patients, are being telephoned by someone wishing to make an appointment to visit and discuss the patients' long term conditions and giving the impression they are part of, or working with, the NHS.    We would stress that any details relating to a patient's health or otherwise have not come from the practice and would advise patients to contact the Police if they feel threatened in any way by these calls or companies.

 

Start the Conversation’, a campaign funded by the Scottish Government, raises awareness of the importance of having a Power of Attorney granted to a trusted relative or friend. Check out www.mypowerofattorney.org.uk - this website provides valuable help and information.

 Here is a link to the advert on YouTube - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqJZhl7cPY0

or to request an information pack call 01382 425500 

 

Minor Illness Clinic

We offer appointments with our specialist Nurse who runs our Minor Illness Clinic.   This is in order to improve the level of access to clinicians and you will be asked to give details of your condition when you book an appointment.   This will enable us to direct you to the most appropriate member of our team.   Our Minor Illness Clinic is for dealing with certain conditions that have recently developed.   Appointments can be booked on the day or the day.  

Back pain                          Conjunctivitis                        Constipation           

Coughs & colds                 Diarrhoea & vomiting            Earache               

Emergency contraception        Heartburn                       Neck pain           

Urinary infections              Nose bleeds                          New rashes           

Skin infections (boils & fungal)                                      Sore throats

If you develop any of the above conditions please arrange an appointment for the Minor Illness Clinic.

 

Closure Dates 

See the Closure Dates page for the public holiday dates when the practice is not open.

 

Childhood Immunisations 

Childhood immunisations are the most effective way of protecting your child against diseases.   Please ensure your child is brought to the surgery for his/her immunisations when he/she is appointed.   If you cannot attend please contact your Health Visitor who will arrange another appointment. Tel No. 819410.

 
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