Wednesday Lunchtime Closure

The practice will be closed for staff training every Wednesday between the hours of 12:30pm and 1:30pm. We will re-open at 1:30pm. If you have a life threatening emergency, dial

Self Referral

Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

Due to COVID-19, the opening hours and access to these services may differ from what is noted here. Please contact the individual services for more information on the current hours and access.

Weigh to go

Weigh to go Ayrshire is a weight management programme, created by NHS Ayrshire & Arran, delivered in local communities by local authority staff. Weigh to go is a 12 week programme, each class consists of 45 minutes of nutritional advice followed by 45 minutes of exercise.
01292 269793

Mental Health Practitioner

A Mental Health Practitioner is based within the practice to work with patients, providing assessment of possible mental health issues or concerns therefore, if you feel this would be of benefit to you then please let our receptionist know and they can make an appointment for you.
01655 882278

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner

An Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner is the first point of contact for patients to assess and treat pain that affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones therefore, if you have a muscle of joint complaint please speak to our receptionist who will be able to make an appointment for you.
01655 882278

GP Pharmacist

A GP Pharmacist works closely with the GP’s, nurses, physiotherapist and other practice staff all with the common goal of coordinating the best possible care for patients. Please contact reception for further information.
01655 882278

Sexual Health Ayrshire

Do you need advice or an appointment? We encourage people to use their local clinics which are completely confidential and friendly places to visit. People attend the clinics for a variety of reasons Contraception – including emergency contraception and condoms Pregnancy testing Advice about planning a pregnancy Counselling and referral for termination of pregnancy Sexually transmitted infections- testing, treatment and information HIV information & testing Hepatitis B testing and vaccination.
01294 323226

Podiatry

Podiatry is a medical sub-specialty that provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients of all ages who suffer with foot or lower limb conditions. Podiatrists can work as autonomous clinicians, but are also an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, working closely with consultants, nurses and other allied health professionals. The service is needs-led and seeks to support, educate and enable self-management where appropriate.

Dumfries House – Health & Wellbeing Centre

Complementary therapies include reflexology, acupuncture and hypnotherapy to help participants attain outcomes such as fertility wellbeing, menopausal health, living with cancer, chronic pain management, and a weight management programme to help support individuals diabetes and obesity.
01290 427979

NeuroLove

We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Helpline

The helpline is operated by the Musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service (MATS) and is provided by fully trained call operators, nurses and physiotherapists. This service can help by: finding out if you need to see a doctor, providing key information and advice to help with your problem, referring you to a physiotherapist or podiatrist if you need it.

Breathing Space – Feeling Low, Anxious or Stressed?

Breathing Space was launched in 2002 to address serious concerns about the mental wellbeing of people in Scotland. The service became a national phone line in 2004.Breathing Space complements the work of other phone lines and agencies which are endeavouring to reduce suicide rates in Scotland.
0800 83 85 87

Penumbra – Mental Health

We work to improve mental health and wellbeing across Scotland and offer services and support throughout the country, administered by Area Offices.We believe and statistics show that people can and do recover from significant mental health problems.Penumbra supports people to live fulfilling and contributing lives. By following our person centred model of HOPE. For us hope is a vital part of recovery and supporting people to have and hold hope for the future is a key part of our work.

Scotland’s Financial Health Service

Working together with various stakeholders from the financial advice and support sector, the Scottish Government has developed this website to provide a one stop shop for those who have money problems or are seeking general help with their financial worries. We are an impartial website and do not provide advice directly but our aim is to signpost those in need to the most appropriate area of support, ranging from debt solutions, borrowing, managing your money or general welfare concerns.

Care equipment and adapting your home

If you’re elderly, disabled or have a long term health condition and want help to live safely and independently in your home, using equipment, technology or making adaptations to your home may be a good option for you. This could include: getting equipment, like shower rails, adapting your home by installing a ramp or widening the doors, using everyday technology like computers or tablets to keep in touch with friends and family, or do your shopping online. Care Information Scotland can advise
0800 011 3200

Arranging or changing your DRS (Diabetic retinopathy screening) appointment

Most health boards have a diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) service that can arrange appointments and answer any questions or problems you might have.When you receive your DRS invitation letter you might need to contact your local service to arrange a time to have the test. You can also ask for a new appointment if you fail to, or can no longer, attend your appointment.

Book your Midwife appointment online

Your first main appointment is your booking appointment (booking visit) with your midwife normally between 8 and 12 weeks of pregnancy. If you've just found out that you're pregnant, get the best start for you and your baby by making an appointment with a midwife Most Health Boards in Scotland allow patients to book directly without seeing your Doctor, if your Health Board area is not shown, then contact the Practice for further advice.

Request transport to your Healthcare Appointment

Patient Transport Service provides ambulances to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical/clinical needs.
0300 123 1236

My Diabetes My Way

The NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends. You'll find leaflets, videos, educational tools and games containing information about diabetes. You can now also use this website to view your own up-to-date diabetes clinic results, to help you manage your condition more effectively.