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Clinics & Services

 

Ante-natal

If you are pregnant and wish to continue the pregnancy please collect a Pack from the Practice then call to arrange your booking appointment with a midwife on 01738 473494 - you should be at least 6 weeks pregnant before calling.

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.

Pregnancy Advice

 

About Asthma

Your Asthma Review

In your birthday month, please make an appointment with the practice nurse for your Asthma review.  At this appointment she will review your symptoms and your medication and discuss any issues troubling you regarding your Asthma.

If you have any questions about your Asthma at any other time you can call to arrange a telephone appointment with the practice nurse.

You are welcome to visit the practice on Monday afternoon between 2 and 4 pm to weigh your baby.

If you need to speak with your Health Visitor you can call or leave a messsage for them on  01738 445949

Cervical Screening Information

When you receive an invitation to attend for cervical screening you should contact reception to arrange an appointment with the practice nurse.  You need to have received your recall letter before you can make an appointment for a smear.  If you have any concerns you should arrange to speak with a practice nurse or your GP.  You will receive the result of your test in the post and a copy will also be sent to your GP. 

 

6-8 Week Assessment

Your Health Visitor will arrange a time to meet with you to carry out the health visitor part of this assessment and an appointment to attend the practice will be sent to you for your baby's 6-8 week GP Assessment.  These appointments are arranged and sent out by the Child Health Department therefore our staff are unable to rearrange these appointments; if you are unable to attend the apppointment we can cancel this for you and ask for a further appointment to be sent out to you.

At this 6-8 appointment, babies have a thorough physical examination carried out by a GP.   Babies’ eyes, heart, hips and, for boys, testicles are checked – and they also have their weight, length and head circumference measured to ensure that baby is developing as they should.

 

You can call your Health Visitor on 01738 445949, if they are not available please leave a message and a Health Visitor will call you back   - they can provide advice on many health topics related to your baby/child and family.

 

 

 

 

Immunisations

When your child is due their scheduled immunisations you will be sent an invitation and appointment  to attend the immunisation clinic held in Drumhar Health Centre in Perth.  These clinics are run by a dedicated immunisation team and if you need to change or cancel an appointment you should contact them directly on 01307 475267/475282

 

Contraception Information

To discuss contraception you should arrange a telephone or face to face appointment with a GP.

Pill Checks are carried out by the Practice Nurse and you should call reception to arrange an appointment before the end of your current prescription.

Contraceptive Injection (Depo-Provera) - please book an appointment with the Practice Nurse

Coil and Contraceptive Implant - Please arrange a telephone appointment with a GP prior to booking an appointment at the Clinic

Clinics are available on    Tuesdays 13:30 - 15:00       Wednesdays 14:00 - 16:00         Fridays 14:00 - 15:00

 

 

About COPD

Your COPD Review

In your birthday month, please make an appointment with the practice nurse for your COPD review.  At this appointment she will review your symptoms and your medication and discuss any issues troubling you regarding your COPD.

If you have any questions about your COPD at any other time you can call to arrange a telephone appointment with the practice nurse.

About Diabetes

Diabetic Clinics are run by our Practice Nurses at various times of the day and you should arrange an appointment via reception, you will be asked to book an appointment with the Health Care Assistant approximately a week before to have your diabetic bloods taken so that the practice nurse can review your results. 

At each diabetic review the following checks will be carried out:

Bloods, blood pressure, weight, urinalysis, visual acuity.

Once a year you will have a foot screening carried out and a urine sample will be sent to the laboratory to check protein levels (micro albumin).

The nurse will arrange for you to either return to see the diabetic GP or advise you when to phone for your results. 

Everyone with diabetes aged 12 or over will be invited to have their eyes screened once a year by the national diabetes retinal screening service - this is a very important part of your diabetic monitoring and you should make every effort to attend.

Our Practice Nurses are happy to speak with you if you have any concerns regarding your diabetes and you can arrange a telephone consulation via reception.

My Diabetes My Way

The NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends.

You’ll find leaflets, videos, educational tools and games containing information about diabetes. You can now also use this website to view your own up-to-date diabetes clinic results, to help you manage your condition more effectively.

Sign up for My Diabetes My Way

 

 

 


Appointments at our Minor Surgery Clinics run by Dr Matthews and our Practice Nurses are available on Wednesday and Friday afternoons.

Patients can only be booked into the clinic if they have been asked by their GP to make an appointment for minor surgery.  You should consult your GP if you have a growth or lesion on your skin you are unable to identify or are worried about.

The Practice no longer provides cryotherapy treatment for warts or verrucas

Warts and verrucas

 

Travel Health and Vaccinations

For travel advice please complete a travel form for each patient travelling at least 6-8 weeks before you travel and hand it in to the practice.  

You can  pick up a form from reception or download here  Victoria Practice Travel Form

 

If you have a diagnosis of high blood pressure, cardiac disease or stroke then you should make an appointment with the practice nurse or health care assistant for an annual review in the month of your birthday.

At this review bloods, blood pressure, urinalysis and weight will be recorded.

Lifestyle advice can be discussed.

If you are having any problems with symptoms or your medication then a follow up appointment will be made with either the practice nurse or your GP when your test results are back.

Please arrange a telephone consulation with the practice nurse if you have any concerns throughout the year.