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Inveraray and Furnace

Inveraray Surgery Contact Number : 01499 302257

Furnace  Surgery  Contact Number : 01499 500207

Argyllshire Advertiser 5th October 2018

Editorial reads:

 

Lochgilphead Medical Practice is facing unprecedented problems wth a shortage of GPs. Circumstances have left the practice so short staffed that services have had to be trimmed back as a temporary measure.

 

New systems involve change, but we can't forget that we are pretty well served with our doctors in this part of the country. In many urban parts, patients are lucky to see a doctor within a week.

 

What to expect when you call the Inveraray or Furnace from 1st Oct 2018

Letter to patients re service change Oct 2018

What to expect when you call in to Inveraray or Furnace

from 1st October 2018

 

Due to extenuating circumstances the practice out of necessity is moving to new appointment system that starts on the 1st October 2018. On the day that you need assistance please call the practice and the GP will call you back. You don’t need to call at 8am.

 

Usual numbers 01499 500207 & 01499 302257

 

What to expect?

 

The receptionist will ask how he/she can help.

You may want to see a GP or nurse (nurse appointment sys has not changed).

If GP:

  • The receptionist will then confirm your identity.

  • The receptionist will confirm the best telephone number to call back on.

  • The receptionist will ask you for brief detail of the reason you are calling. The more information we have the more we can help.

 

The GP will call you back

 

The GP will discuss your problem and if you need to be seen face to face the GP will book you an appointment at a convenient time.

 

If you have an emergency call 999 as usual



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