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Repeat Prescriptions

We are no longer taking repeat prescription requests on our main surgery telephone number. This is to reduce the volume of calls to make it easier for patients phoning for appointments, advice or in urgent need of help to get through.

Repeat prescriptions can be requested online via our website, by handing in your repeat prescription slip at the surgery or by using the repeat prescription hotline on 771886.

Flu Vaccines

We still have a few adult flu vaccines in stock, please contact the surgery for an appointment or to check if you are eligible.

STAFF TRAINING & MEETINGS

It is extremely important in these days of continual change that all staff members are kept up to date with what is expected of them, we therefore endeavour to have a regular monthly meeting and staff training.  Dounby Surgery will therefore be closed on the following Wednesday afternoons:

 

Wednesday 7th March from 1pm

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The surgeries will be closed on the following dates:  

Monday 2nd April 2018

Monday 7th May 2018

Tuesday 25th December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

 

All Public Holidays are classed as Out of Hours which means they are covered by NHS24

 

 

Community Midwives

Appointments alternate Thursday mornings or by arrangement with the Midwife. Midwives can be contacted at Balfour Maternity Unit, Kirkwall.

Direct line: 888238

Community Nurses

The Community Nursing Team arranges Nursing care, support and advice for patients at home and promotes self care.

They can be contacted directly on 771540 (answer machine available).

Out of hours/weekends please contact Balfour Switchboard on 888000 and ask them to page a Community Nurse from the Dounby area.

Julie Edwards
DN Specialist Practictioner
Louise Smith
Lorna Drever
Inga Pirie

Health Visitors

Wendy Sinclair
Gudula Walker (f)

Attached Staff

Physiotherapist and Podiatrist

Appointments for these clinics are not made by the surgery but directly from the services at Balfour Hospital. For enquiries regarding these clinics please telephone:

Physiotherapist  888231

Podiatrist          888136

Mental Health Team

By referral from a doctor. Tel: 888280

 
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