Child Health Surveillance
Children under 5 years old are seen on a regular basis to offer advice, provide vaccinations and to ensure that the child is developing in a healthy way. Children are seen by the doctor at 7 weeks. The Health Visitor sees the children at 8 weeks, 3 months, 4 months, 15 months, 2 years, 29 months and pre-school.
Child immunisations are carried out by the Health Visitor every Tuesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Appointments are sent out by the Health Board.
The Practice can provide a full range of family planning advice. We can advise on barrier methods, oral contraceptive pills, intra-uterine devices (coils), implants and the contraceptive injection. Contraceptive prescriptions are free. Please make an appointment with your doctor or practice nurse. Note that follow up visits will be with the practice nurse.
Well Baby Clinic
Open clinic run by the Health Visitors in the Community Hospital, Health Promotion Room 1 every Monday morning from 10:00am to 12:00 noon. No appointment necessary, simply drop in.
Breast Feeding Support Group
Co-ordinated by the Health Visitors in the Community Hospital, Health Promotion Room 1 every Wednesday morning from 10am - 11am.
Thinking of having a baby? It is a good idea to discuss your plans and ensure that you are in good health. The Practice provides shared care during pregnancy with Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, and with Forth Park Hospital in Kirkcaldy. Patients have the choice of which hospital they would like to attend. We offer full pre-conception advice, ante-natal care and post-natal care, with clinics taking place on a Tuesday from 9:30am - 11:30am.
This clinic is run by the Practice Nurses and takes place every Thursday between 2:00pm and 4:30pm. Travel forms are available at reception. Please allow plenty of time before your intended date of travel.
Travel Insurance - When completing application forms for travel insurance, you are required to disclose a variety of pre-existing medical conditions. Please contact the Practice for further information about your medical history if in doubt. Remember that insurance companies often look for ways in which they can refuse claims.
Flu Vaccination - Held annually October - November
All patients over 65 years and those suffering from chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart or lung disease and other significant illnesses are eligible for vaccinations. The times of vaccination sessions are publicised in the local press and on this web site.
This clinic is run by Dr Nixon, Lesley Marshall and Rebecca Jones every Wednesday afternoon. You will be told when your next appointment is due.
Our Practice Nurses run this clinic. It is important to have regular checks to ensure that your asthma is as well controlled as possible. Remember to book in for your flu jab!
Monday - Friday 8:30-6:00. An additional evening session from 6:00-8:15 takes place one evening per week. Call 01334 476840 to book an appointment. Find out more about booking an appointment
Results of tests such as blood, urine and x-rays are available by telephone from noon to 12.45 pm daily, when one of the practice nurses will take your call. More detailed advice can usually be obtained by making an appointment with the nurse. Between 3.00pm and 5.00pm our reception staff can give out results, but may ask you to phone back later if it is not a satisfactory/normal result. For all results, please call 465635.
Are you a student?
Have you registered with a doctor? If your surname begins with a letter between A and God, then you can register as a patient at our practice (for surnames Goe to M, call Blackfriars on 477477, and for N to Z, call Strathcairn on 473441). You never know when you might need a doctor!