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Easter Closure Notice

The surgery will be CLOSED on GOOD FRIDAY (19th April) and re-open on Easter Monday (22nd April) at 8am.

If you require urgent medical assistance on Friday 19th April and you cannot wait for the surgery to re-open on Monday, please phone NHS24 on 111.

In the case of a medical emergency, dial 999.

We wish all our patients a Happy Easter.


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Stay on top of your Repeat Prescription this Easter

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New Online Appointment Booking Service from 1st March 2019

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Are you looking to get support and advice to stop smoking?

Help is available locally through Fiona MacLeod, Health Improvement Advisor. She can be contacted on 07966 262 103 for one to one appointments.

Your local Pharmacy may also be able to help.

A wealth of useful information can also be found on NHS Inform 

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Minor Injuries Unit - Ross Memorial Hospital CLOSED

NHS Highland has closed the Minor Injuries Unit at Ross Memorial Hospital until further notice. 

The Health Centre is not a Minor Injuries Unit.

Patients with minor injuries should attend the MIU at Invergordon or A&E at Raigmore.


Treatment of Impetigo

Under the Pharmacy First Service, a number of local pharmacies now offer a assessment and treatment for Impetigo, without necessarily needing to see a doctor first.. Pharmacists can now directly issue a prescription if it is thought to be appropriate. We hope this new service will provide an efficient and convenient way to deal with your symptoms


In-house Physiotherapist

We are delighted to have Falk Schlaghecke joining us as a Specialist Physiotherapist. You can book directly at reception to see him with any strains, sprains or joint pains, or stiffness. He can assess and give you some advice on how to manage your problem or refer you for investigations and more physiotherapy treatment if needed.

Falk Schlaghecke (MCSP) completed his physiotherapy training in Berlin in 1999. After working in Germany for 6 years he moved to the Highlands and has been working for the NHS since. He has been part of the Dingwall physiotherapy team since 2007. Falk is working for the Scottish rugby Union alongside his NHS job. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal medicine as well as sports and exercise medicine. His personal interests include all forms of outdoor activities and history.


Dingwall Medical Group Privacy Statement

We have updated our Practice Privacy Statement to comply with new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that come into place on 25th May 2018.  The statement explains why we collect information about you, how that information will be used, how we keep it safe and confidential and what your rights are in relation to thisPlease find a link to this below:

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Urinary Symptoms In Women Aged 16-65

A number of local pharmacies now offer a ‘one stop’ service for assessing women aged 16-65 with urinary symptoms. Pharmacists can now directly issue a prescription if it is thought to be appropriate. We hope this new service will provide an efficient and convenient way to deal with your symptoms.

If you answer ‘no’ to all the questions below then it is likely that your local pharmacy will be able to deal with your problem. If you answer ‘yes’ then you may need to speak to a GP.

 

  1. Are you pregnant?
  2. Are you allergic to trimethoprim or cotrimoxazole (Septrin)?
  3. Have you had a urine infection in the last 28 days or multiple urine infections in the last few months?
  4. Are you diabetic?
  5. Have you any kidney problems?

 

Please do not deliver urine samples to the GP practice unless specifically requested to by a GP or member of staff on their behalf


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