We are an innovative and caring GP surgery. We offer patient centred services at all times through trained, experienced and dedicated staff. We have two part-time GPs as well as supporting nursing staff and prescribing Pharmacists working in our medical team. We also have a counselling service for our patients.
WE ARE PROUD TO BE A DISPENSING PRACTICE.
For patients who are eligible for dispensing, we can issue your prescription and your medication on-site.
Common cold ￼vs COVID-19
Guidance for parents on how COVID-19 symptoms differ from other viral infections circulating at this time of year
( Adapted from Scot.gov information sheet)
Following the return of schools after a prolonged break, it is common for colds and similar viral infections to circulate. In many cases, children will be well enough to attend school and continue their learning with little or no interruption to their education. In other cases, for instance where they have quite a heavy cold, they may need to take a day or two off to recover.
This is not the case for children and young people with potential COVID-19 symptoms, they are required to self-isolate and seek a covid test.
It is important to be clear about how COVID-19 symptoms differ from those of other infections that we normally see circulating at this time of year.
The main symptoms to be aware of are:
* new continuous cough
* fever/high temperature
* loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste
If a young person or a child in your care develops any of the above symptoms, they should self-isolate and you should book a Covid test as soon as possible.
Covid tests can be requested via the online booking system ( link below)
If you don’t have online access alternatively you can request a test by calling 119.
Testing is recommend only for those with a continuous cough, fever, or loss of or change in the sense of taste or smell. The UK senior clinicians continue to keep the symptoms for case definition under review and will continue to use evidence to adjust these if it becomes necessary.
It is essential that people who have COVID-19 symptoms, or who share a household with someone who has symptoms, do not attend school, nursery or other childcare settings, and must self-isolate along with all members of their household. If the test is negative, self-isolation can end for everyone.
COLD LIKE SYMPTOMS
If, however, your child does not have symptoms of COVID-19 but has other cold-like symptoms, such as a runny nose, they do not need to be tested and they and you do not need to self-isolate. Your child can go to school if fit to do so.
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Get Well, Stay well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
There is a designated parking space at the surgery with ramped access for wheelchairs. A toilet for disabled is also provided. All consulting rooms are located on the ground floor.
(Site updated 30/12/2021)