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Please note that from the 1st November 2021 the surgery will close each lunchtime (Monday to Friday) from 13:00 until 14:00 to allow time for staff training and development.          

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If you have received one of your coronavirus vaccinations elsewhere in the UK, you can now request your Scottish Vaccine Central record to include this information - see under Further Information, "Coronavirus & Flu Vaccination".

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For information on this years Flu vaccination and Covid Vaccination  - See the section Further information, "Coronavirus & Flu Vaccination" 

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Why are GP Practices still working differently?  - See the poster under Further Information, Posters - Information & Events 

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We are aware that there is a new NHS App - "NHS Digital" - this app is only for NHS England and does not apply in the rest of the UK.  As far as we know there are no non-clinical data sharing policies currently being discussed in Scotland.

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The Covid-19 Vaccination Status Scheme is now live and will allow those who have been vaccinated to request proof of vaccine. Only those planning to travel to a country or territory where a record of vaccination status is needed as an entry requirement should download the record or request it.  Please visit the Further Information section, Coronavirus Vaccination for further information.

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Please do not attend the surgery to make an appointment, our doors are locked and only patients with pre-booked appointments are allowed access.

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If you think you have received a call or text message related to corona virus that you think is fraudulent please refer to the Action Fraud website.

https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/coronavirus-scam-costs-victims-over-800k-in-one-month

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From Friday 10th July 2020 we are encouraging all patients who are attending the surgery to wear a face mask/face covering.

 

Useful Telephone Numbers

Local Chemists
 BOOTS  Forfar 01307 463862
 BOOTS  Kirriemuir  01575 572815
 DAVIDSONS  Forfar  01307 462775
 LETHAM Pharmacy Letham, Forfar 01307 819223
 LLOYDS Forfar  01307 462897
 LLOYDS Kirriemuir 01307 572773
Hospitals
 WHITEHILLS Health &  Community Care Centre - Forfar 01307 475222
 NINEWELLS - Dundee 01382 660111
 STRACATHRO  by Brechin  01356 647291
 Midwives - Forfar 01241 822537

 

Other Useful Numbers

 Age Concern (Dundee) 01382 825624
 Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline  0845 769 7555
 Angus Citizens Advice Bureau (Forfar) 01307 467096
 Angus Council - ACCESS line 08452 777 778
 Blood Transfusion Service (Dundee) 01382 645166
 CHILDLINE  0800 11 11
 NHS 24 Freephone 111
 Police Office - Forfar  101
 Princes Royal Trust for Carers - Arbroath  01241 439157
 SAMARITANS 08457 90 90 90
 Sexual Health Scotland - Information Line 0800 22 44 88
 SMOKELINE (Tayside)  0800 84 84 84
 Social Work – Intake Services  01307 473751
 


 
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