From 6.00p.m to 8.00a.m. each weekday and from 6.00p.m. Friday to 8.00a.m. Monday, our ‘out of hours’ service is provided by NHS 24.
If you require urgent advice during those hours, please call the practice telephone number as usual (01698 265 566), you will be given a telephone number for NHS 24 where a nurse will assess your symptoms.
The nurse advisor will then suggest an appropriate course of action. If you need to see a doctor, the nurse will arrange this for you at one of the Primary Care Out of Hours Centres. If you require further information on this service, leaflets are available at reception.
NHS 24 is a confidential telephone health advice and information service available across Scotland, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The helpline can be contacted by dialling 111 from any landline or mobile.
alternatively via the NHS 24 website: www.nhs24.com
In a serious medical emergency you should dial 999 for assistance.