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Christmas Holiday Closure 2021

The Surgery will be closed on Monday 27th December and Tuesday 28th December 2021. Reopening on Wednesday 29th December 2021 at 8am

 

New Year Holiday Closure 2022

The Surgery will be closed on Monday 3rd January and Tuesday 4th January 2022. Reopening on Wednesday 5th January 2022 at 8am.

 

For urgent medical attention if you're too ill to wait for the surgery re-opening, contact NHS 24 on 111.

In the event of an Emergency please dial 999 or attend your nearest A&E Dept.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Booster Vaccination

Please DO NOT contact your GP as NHS Highland are organising these clinics.

Vaccination - Argyll & Bute (scot.nhs.uk)


Notice to patients:

Please be aware that we are currently struggling with unprecedented staff absence to covid related restrictions.  We have limited appointments to offer at the moment and would appreciate your patience and understanding as we try to provide you with the best service available at present.  


Important message: Lochgilphead and Inveraray Medical Practice 

Communication to patients

Thanking colleagues and residents for their continued support.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Booster Vaccination

October 2021

Please do not contact your GP as NHS Highland are organising clinics for eligible patients in November and December 2021. 
All eligible patients will receive an invitation to attend for vaccination. Letters received on 27th October contain incorrect details regarding the vaccination centre and are being re-issued- new letters should be received by 30th October.
NHS Highland Clinic Details can be found at here.
If you have any questions about COVID Booster vaccinations please contact 01463 705531 or email nhsh.covidvaccine@nhs.scot.
 
For further general information please see nhsinform 

Flu Vaccination clinics

Flu vaccination clinic appointments are now available for all registered patients over 65 and in at risk groups.

Clinics will be held on Thursday 9th December.

Children flu vaccine appointments are now available on Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th and Friday 26th November.

Please call the practice on 01546 462001 / 462002 to book an appointment.

More clinic dates for all those over 50 and children aged 3-5 will follow, please keep an eye on our website or Facebook pages for updates.


Primary Care Mental Health Self-Referral

If you have a concern regarding your mental health you can now self-refer directly to the Primary Care Mental Health Service without speaking to a clinician first. Please see further information here (Who are we) and self-referral form here (Self-Referral Form) which should be sent directly to nhsh.abpcmhselfref@nhs.scot


Christmas and New Year Opening Times 

The surgery will be closed for the public holidays and offering usual service on the other days over the festive period.

Details on public holidays can be found at the link below: 

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/council-and-government/public-holidays


COVID-19 Support

COVID VACCINE DROP-IN CLINICS:

As of the 5th July, all mainland health boards will be offering coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine drop-in services as the vaccination programme has nearly completed first doses for all adults in Scotland.

Everyone aged 18 and over can attend the clinics for either their first dose, or for their second dose if it is 8 weeks since the first.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/invitations-and-appointments/vaccine-drop-in-clinics

COVID VACCINE HELPLINE

If your enquiry is related to COVID-19 vaccinations, please visit www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine or call the Scottish COVID-19 Vaccination Helpline on 0800 030 8013 (available 8am–8pm 7 days a week). Please only contact us at this stage if you have questions about your personal medical situation, or you have already received an appointment that you wish to reschedule or cancel.

Mid-Argyll Covid Support Facebook Group

GET A RECORD OF YOUR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) VACCINATION STATUS

Your vaccination status is a record of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you have received.

Your status includes your name, date of birth, and any coronavirus vaccinations you have received in Scotland. 

Do not contact your GP Practice about your coronavirus vaccination status.  GPs cannot provide letters showing your coronavirus vaccination status.

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