PLT - PROTECTED TIME TRAINING 

THURSDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2021

The Practice will be participating in PLT and will be closed from 12.30pm to 17.30pm on the above date.

If you require urgent medical advice that cannot wait until we reopen on Thursday morning at 08.30am, please telephone 01563 826930. Ayrshire Urgent Care Service will be covering the Practice

Welcome to Stevenston Group Practice. 

childconsultWe are a small, friendly Practice, the Health Centre is situated in the middle of town. The building opened in August 1985 and was fully refurbished in 2004. It offers highly practical access for patients of all abilities and toilet facilities for the disabled. We also have two parking spaces at the rear of the building which are reserved for patients displaying a disabled sticker.

We can arrange interpretation and translation services in person or by phone for patients who do not speak English. Please let us know if you need this service when booking an appointment. External and internal CCTV cameras are live and continuously recorded.  Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the health centre.

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COVID19.       IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

Due to Covid-19 pandemic all appointment requests will now be triaged by telephone.  No walk-in patients will be accepted.   Please telephone the Practice on 01294 464413 if you need an appointment.

From Tuesday 24th March 2020 the Health Centre front door will be closed.  Please use the GP Practice website or telephone for prescriptions and tell the Receptionist which Pharmacy you want to collect your medicine from and your prescription will be sent there.

Your GP Practice and Community Pharmacy are working incredibly hard to keep their services operating and medicine supply flowing in this extremely challenging time.  We will work together to ensure you get your medicines when they are due.

Medicines are NOT in short supply.

Please order only the medicines that you need.

Do NOT order all your medicines automatically every time.

Pharmacies are extremely busy, please allow 5 days from ordering your medicine to collection from your chosen Community Pharmacy.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (new continuous cough, fever, shortness of breath) or had contact with someone with corona virus DO NOT go to your Community Pharmacy. Stay at home and self-isolate.  Please ask someone else to collect your medicines.

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Facemask Exemption Information for Travel

 

Please do not contact your GP Practice to ask for face covering exemption letters as this is not something that your GP can provide. 

 

As per Scottish Government guidelines exemption certifications are not required, however, should you need this for travel purposes for any Airline you can request a free face covering exemption card by phoning 0800 121 6240 or through the NHS Scotland exemption card website. Face Covering Exemption Card Scotland.

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COVID BOOSTER VACCINATION AND ANNUAL FLU VACCINATION (Updated 30/10/21)

Patients aged 70-79 and those classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable are currently being invited to appointments at local Mass Vaccination Centres to receive their COVID Boosters and Flu Vaccines. This will continue until approximately mid-November. If you are in this age group, and have not received an invitation to attend a Mass Vaccination Centre by 16th November 2021, please contact the local appointing team on 01563 826540.

 

For all other patient groups (out with the 70-79 and clinically extremely vulnerable groups), who are eligible for Flu Vaccine and/or COVID Booster, you will also be invited to attend a Mass Vaccination Centre throughout November and December. Patients will be invited for vaccination in priority order by age and high risk category and will receive an appointment letter in a blue envelope at the appropriate time.

 

 

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