Noticeboard

CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING - TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER FROM 12.30PM

The practice will be closed on the afternoon of Tuesday 30th November 2021 for essential training.  Should you have a medical emergency that cannot wait until the practice reopens the following day please contact the Ayrshire Urgent Care Service on 01563 826930.

Your call will be assessed by The Primary and Urgent Care Team, and a GP where appropriate, between the hours of 12.30pm and 5.30pm.  If the GP feels during the telephone assessment that you require to be seen face to face between these hours you will be seen at the practice or offered an appointment after 6pm at your local Ayrshire Urgent Care centre.

Please note the above telephone number is only active on GP Practice training days and will not be able to be used after this date.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Please note the practice will be closed on the following dates:

Monday 27th December

Tuesday 28th December

Monday 3rd January

Tuesday 4th January

If you require urgent medical advice on these dates please phone 111

PRESCRIPTION LINE

In order to keep up with current demand for prescriptions and to reduce footfall to the building, we are temporarily increasing the amount of time the prescription ordering phone line is open.  The prescription line will be open from 9.30am to 11.30am until future notice.

CORONAVIRUS VACCINE HELPLINE

For general information about the coronavirus vaccine and its delivery phone 0800 030 8013 (available 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week).  Please note it is not possible to book or change appointments via the helpline.

FACE COVERINGS

In keeping with Scottish Government guidelines, all patients are still required to wear a face covering when entering the hospital and during your visit at the surgery.  We do have a limited supply of face masks and one can be provided should it be needed but we would kindly ask everyone to use their own where possible.

CORONAVIRUS

Please note that all requests for GP appointments are still being triaged by telephone.

If you have any symptoms of fever, new continuous cough, change in taste or smell or have been in contact with someone with coronavirus please do not come into the practice. For advice on symptoms please telephone the practice or 111.  Please note that 111 are currently experiencing high call volumes.  

Prescriptions

Community pharmacies are continuing to experience a very high demand for their services.  Please leave 72 hours before collecting your prescription.  Please check opening times before visiting the pharmacy.

Repeat Prescriptions

If you have not registered with EMIS and want to order a prescription then CLICK HERE. If you have registered then click the icon below

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The Practice is served by 2 local pharmacies:

  • Boots (Douglas), 39 Dalrymple Street, Girvan
  • Boots (Muirs), Girvan Community Hospital, Girvan

You can hand in your prescription at reception.

Alternatively order online via the link at the top of this page.

Prescriptions will be dealt with as appropriately as possible but please note that :

A minimum of 72 hours notice is required for repeat prescriptions that are to be sent to the chemist.

A minimum of 48 hours notice is required if the prescription is to be collected from our reception desk. 

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

Medicines Waste

Did you know ................wasted medicines cost the NHS £300 million?

THIS WOULD PROVIDE:

> 11,778 Community Nurses

>90,906 Hip Replacements

> 19,799 Drug Treatments for Breast Cancer

>300,000 Drug Treatments for Alzheimer's

> 312,175 Cataract Operations

YOU CAN HELP REDUCE THIS WASTE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT RECEPTION.

 
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