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Angus Falls Service - Walking Aid Clinic


Angus  Community Care and Treatment Centre

In line with the national GMS contract changes, some services previously carried out in the GP surgery will now be carried out at the Angus Care and Treatment Centre situated within the Outpatient Department at Arbroath Infirmary. The services concerned are routine clinical investigations and reviews such as - blood tests, monitoring prior to practice based review of your long term condition, wound care, ear care and leg ulcer management.

If you are required to have any of the above services, you will be given a number to call to make an appointment. As is the case currently the results of any tests will come back to the practice for review and any action by your healthcare professional.

This is part of a nationally agreed plan to increase the support provided to general practices and their patients, and increase space within general practice for wider provision of services. The Arbroath Outpatient based model builds upon the wide range of services, including anticoagulation monitoring, already provided at Arbroath Infirmary on behalf of all the practices.

Feedback is being gathered from all attending the clinic to help further improve and develop the service moving forwards.

 


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Register for a coronavirus vaccination as a unpaid carer – please click link below for full details

https://register.vacs.nhs.scot/

 


My Guide Services  - Guide Dogs An aid for blind and partially sighted people – click links below for full information.

Service User Family and Friends

Information Leaflet


 

Chest, Heart, Stroke Scotland - Help & Advise

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Information how we are working differently in a Covid world -Click link below

https://www.nhsinform.scot/campaigns/your-community-health-care-services


Community Listening Services

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New support for people living in Tayside with MS.

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/care-and-support/local-support/my-ms-my-way---tayside


Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland

 


If you think someone is in immediate danger, phone the Police on 999.  (see attached information)

Immediate Danger Information Sheet


Epilepsy Scotland Check-In Services

Epilepsy Scotland Check-In Services


Contact Scotland - BSL

How to use contactSCOTLAND - BSL


New Patients

Due to concerns about our capacity to provide safe patient care we are currently unable to accept applications to register at this practice if you are already registered with a GP in Arbroath or Friockheim.



Need Healthcare advice without an appointment.   You can contact your Pharmacy First.

Pharmacy First


New Minor Illness Clinic

We are now offering appointments on a Monday at our Minor Illness clinic run by nurse practitioner, Isobel Wilson.

Isobel is a registered nurse with advanced nurse education that includes training in the diagnosis and management of common minor illnesses. The nurse practitioner can prescribe medications if they are required and can help you with lots of conditions including:-

 

Back ache                                       Emergency contraception

Boils and abscesses                         Hay fever

Cellulitis                                          Insect bites

Chest infections                               Sinusitis

Diarrhoea & vomiting                        Sore throat

Earache                                           Urinary Symptoms


Recycling your Inhalers

Use inhalers? When you are finished with them, they can be recycled at the following local chemists:

  • Boots the Chemist, 142-146 High St, Arbroath
  • Well Pharmacy, 9 Fisheracre, Arbroath
  • Well Pharmacy, 112 High Street, Arbroath


Exercise - Are you getting the right dose?      


Hearing Aid Information

Do you wear hearing aids, there are drop-in clinics for hearing aid users being held at various locations across Tayside and Angus where you can collect FREE replacement batteries


 

Double Appointments

 If you have several issues to discuss with the GP or think that you may require a personal examination, please request a double appointment.  This will ensure that the doctor has adequate time to deal with your problems and will not keep other patients waiting.

 

Order Repeat Prescriptions and Book and Cancel Appointments Online

Please contact reception for details of how to register for this service

 


Living with a Long Term Condition? New Online Self-Management Course Available

Expert Patient Programme


 

 

 

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