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Online Consult

Please click the Online Consult banner below to contact us about non-urgent matters.

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 or by using the repeat prescription hotline on 771886. Please do not bring your repeat prescription request slips into the practice.

Please allow 7 days before collecting from the pharmacy.


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:


2020 dates to be confirmed


Monday 10th August

Monday 28th September

Friday 25th December

Monday 28th December

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

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Please keep an eye on our news page for the latest COVID-19 guidance. This is changing rapidly and the content on the rest of our website may not be aligned with it.

The Doctors and staff at the Dounby Surgery in Orkney are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. This website is for both existing patients and those considering registering with us. You can use this website to receive up-to- date news and information about our practice and our services - how to access them and some general information about how our practice operates.

You can find our latest news under, "Latest News" in the right hand column. You will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menus on the right. You can order your repeat prescriptions by using the link below.

Disabled Access

The Surgery has been designed to accommodate those with a disability. The entrance, waiting area, consulting rooms and toilets are suitable for wheelchair access (wheelchairs are available on request). A hearing loop is also available at reception if requested.

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