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See 'When We Are Closed' for details of Festive Opening Times


We are recruiting! We are currently looking for a Practice Nurse and a Receptionist. Please see our Vacancies page for full details of both posts.


Tweeddale Medical Practice is closed every Wednesday from 2-2.30pm.  If you have a life-threatening emergency please hang up and dial 999.  Otherwise please call back after 2.30pm.


Please note that the GP will not usually issue you with a fit/sick note unless you have been off work for more than 7 days. For the first 7 days your employer should be able to provide you with a 'self certificate'.

https://www.gov.uk/taking-sick-leave

We have recently reviewed our process for “sick lines” – now known as Fit Notes.

If a Fit Note is to be issued, it is important that it is done in a proper appointment so that the GP can carry out a full assessment of your care.

If you think you may need another Fit Note, please book a follow-up appointment with your usual GP. This can be either a bookable telephone appointment or a face-to-face appointment in the surgery. Please phone in advance.

 


Support if you are suffering from sight loss can be found at:

See the link below for the Highland Hospice Bereavement Support Service:

THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT HAS CHANGED IT'S GUIDANCE ON VITAMIN D - SEE LINK:

NHS Scotland is conducting its biennial patient survey.  If you receive this survey through the post please complete and return it.  NHS Scotland values your opinion.

NHS SCOTLAND PATIENT SURVEY


FOR TICK ADVICE SEE:

http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/activities/walking/check-for-ticks

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See the link below for information regarding how NHS Scotland will use information from GP patient records from May 2017.

SPIRE - Scottish Primary Care Information Resource

Connecting Carers Website

Musculosketel Advice and Triage Service

Useful Contacts

 

 

Surgery
(Fort William Dial Code: 01397)
 
Daytime:703136
After 6pm and weekends111
Website:www.tweeddale.com
NHS 24111
Hospitals  
Belford Hospital702481
Belford Hospital   - Midwifery Unit700371
Raigmore Hospital

(01463) 704000

Pharmacies 
Boots (Fort William High Street)705143
Lloyds (Fort William High Street)702031
Lloyds (Caol Shopping Centre)703403
Fort William Health Centre 
Community/District Nurses709837
Lochaber Health Visiting Team01349 781462  or 01349 781450 
Community Mental Health Team709830
Fort-William Health Centre Reception   709800
 Social Work Department709873



 
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