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WHEN THE PRACTICE IS CLOSED:

 FOR URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION DURING THIS TIME PLEASE TELEPHONE;- 111 

The next public holiday is 7th September 2015 - the Practice will be CLOSED

TEXT REMINDER SERVICE

We have  introduced a text reminder service for our patients. It takes the form of a text message which  remind patients of their appointments and any other important news concerning the practice.  To make this work efficiently we would be grateful if patients who own a mobile phone would update their information with the receptionists as many people change their Mobile number  and forget to inform us. Thank you.

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WELCOME!

Graeme Medical Centre would like to extend a warm welcome to the Practice team of Dr Catherine Fraser.  Dr Fraser will commence employment with the practice from Friday 22nd May.  At present she will be available for consultations on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.  We are sure you will all give her a warm welcome.

 COMMUNITY PHLEBOTOMY

This is a limited resource service which is shared by all central Falkirk GP practices and is for the use of the housebound or chronically sick. 

APPOINTMENTS 

AS FROM 12TH JANUARY YOU CAN BOOK APPOINTMENT VIA THE WEB PLEASE ASK RECEPTION FOR DETAILS.

ALSO

May we remind patients that there are limited pre-bookable appointments, early morning, late night  and telephone consultations available.  Please ask the reception staff. Early morning and late night appointments are reserved specifically for those patients who work during the day or work out of the area and we would be grateful if patients could consider this when asking for these appointments.

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Patient Participation Group

Patient Participation Group is in desperate need of  new members. If you feel you would like to participate please contact Barbara Johnson, practice manager and express your interest. We meet about four times a year and these meetings are held at the practice in the evenings.

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MEDICATION COSTS

Unused medications cost the NHS Forth Valley an estimated £5 million every year. Please help by:-

Use medicines in date order

Check your supplies at home before re-ordering.

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Repeat Prescriptions

We would like to remind patients repeat prescription requests are available 2 working days after your request has been handed in. If you have requested a non-repeat item, this may take a little longer to process as the doctor has to review your requirement in more detail.

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 TRAVELLING ABROAD?

If you are travelling to countries where you will require vaccination please do not leave it until the last minute to book a consultation with our Nurses.  We recommend that you are seen at least 8 weeks prior to your departure. It  would assist our Practice Nurses if you would kindly fill out our Travel Health Questionnaire which can be found on Section 8 of our 'Further Information' column.

 

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Welcome to Graeme Medical Centre

BP_reading1The doctors and staff at Graeme Medical Centre in Falkirk welcome patients old and new to our practice. We are proud to offer the very best possible treatment and advice to help you maintain your health and we run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes. On offer at the surgery is a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.

(Site updated 31/07/2015)
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