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Gullane Flu Clinics - UPDATE


We will be running flu clinics here at the Practice for patients over the age of 65 *Patients aged 6 months to 18 years with a chronic disease should also book into these designated clinics.


OUR SATURDAY FLU CLINICS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED



THURSDAY CLINICS ARE NOW AVAILABLE


These will be pre bookable clinics, please phone a member of the reception team on 01620 842171 to book one of these appointments. You will be assigned to a specific Health Care Professional at a specific time, it is important that you arrive at the time given. When you attend we ask that you observe social distancing and wear a face covering. Please do not attend if you do not have an appointment.



CHILDREN AGED 2-5 YEARS OLD WILL RECEIVE A FURTHER LETTER FROM COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH WITH AN APPOINTMENT DATE, TIME AND VENUE. THESE WILL NOT BE BOOKED OR ORGANISED THROUGH THE PRACTICE.


 PATIENTS AGED BETWEEN 18-64 YEARS OLD WITH A CHRONIC DISEASE WHO HAVE RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP WITH REGARDS TO  FLU VACCINE. FOR THIS COHORT OF PATIENTS WE ARE AWAITING FURTHER CLINICS TO BE ORGANISED BY THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP (HSCP) - KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL CLINIC DATES AND TIMES



  We thank you all for your patience and co-operation while we work through this very busy season.

Admin staff are here to help you between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm.  Their job is to liaise between you and the doctor.  It is an extremely demanding job so please be patient.

Nurses

Lucy O'Riordan

RGN RSCN BSc

Lyn Watson

RGN RM BSc Hons

The Nurses provide blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and respiratory checks as well as routine blood tests for monitoring medication. They carry out cervical smears, ear syringing and can provide family planning advice and contraceptive pill checks. They provide advice and support for weight loss and smoking cessation and also perform routine nursing tasks such as wound dressings and leg ulcer management.

In addition the Practice Nurses can provide travel  vaccinations.

The Practice Nurses see patients by appointment only.  Appointments can be booked through the receptionist.

 

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Michelle Smith

Appointments are available with the Health Care Assistant for blood tests, Blood pressure monitoring, and other services which the doctors request.

 
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