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GP Practices are Changing

GP services across Scotland are changing to make sure you get to see the right person, at the right time, in the right place.  

Please click on the link below to find out more information.

GP Practices are Changing

Public Holidays

The practice will be closed on 

Wednesday 25th December

Thursday 26th December

Wednesday 1st January

Thursday 2nd January

For emergencies only on these dates please phone NHS 24 on 111.

Clinics & Services


Childhood Immunisation Clinic is run every Wednesday morning.

Foreign Travel Immunisation can be arranged as required. 

Child Health Surveillance

New babies will be invited to attend for a Child Health Surveillance when they reach 6 weeks

Ante-Natal Care

Wednesday 13:00 to 14:30; run by midwife Geraldine Rae.

Diabetic Clinic

Dr Ledger offers diabetic appointments and is also involved in the running of the Girvan Community Hospital Diabetic Clinic, co-ordinated by an NHS Administrator. Nurse Anne Nelson also offers diabetic appointments. Dietetic and podiatry services can be arranged from these clinics.

Asthma Clinic

Appointments are available at any time during the week. Run by Nurse Mhairi Andrew

Blood Clinic

Monday to Friday 09:00 – 10:00; Run by the Practice Nurses.

Minor Surgery

Minor Surgery procedures for joint injections, excisions or other similar problems.  Please make an appointment to discuss this with a GP who will then arrange a Minor Surgery appointment if appropriate.

Liquid Nitrogen clinic is available on a Thursday and Friday morning from 08:30.  Please note that this is a 5 minute appointment for Liquid Nitrogen only.   If you wish to discuss any other matter with a GP, please arrange a routine appointment.

Chronic Disease Management

The following conditions are monitored by the Practice Nurses in collaboration with the doctors:

Asthma, Atrial Fibrillation, Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD, Chronic Heart Disease, Dementia, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Obesity, Palliative Care, Smoking, Stroke and TIA.

Well Woman and Family Planning 

The Practice nurses carry out cervical smears and give breast awareness and menopause advice. Appointments are available Mon-Fri. Women are invited to attend every 3 years.

Family planning advice is offered by our GPs, and Nurse Anne Nelson. 

Contraceptive Services

The Practice is now offering Long Acting Reversible Contraception (Mirena Coil, Copper 
Coil and Contraceptive Implants). Please speak to a GP, Nurse or your Health Visitor or 
alternatively you can contact Reception for more information.

Well Man Appointments

Men are advised to make an appointment at least every 3 years.

Smoking Cessation

Our Health Visitor and our Practice Nurses offer advice and support for those who wish help in stopping smoking. 

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