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October 2021

We are delighted to welcome back Dr M Anthony to the surgery as a Partner. Dr Anthony previously completed his GPST training with us in Summer 2020. 

August  2021

As we say goodbye to Dr P Withanage who has now finished her GPST training and moved onto pastures new and Dr J Yang moves back to the hospital for the next phase of his GPST training. Albyn Medical Practice are pleased to welcome Dr D Lee back to the practice for his final year of GPST Training.

The practice also welcomes Dr R. Cole who joins us for 6 months during her 1st year of GPST Training.

February  2021

Albyn Medical Practice are pleased to welcome Dr J Yang to the practice. Dr Lee joins us for his 6 months during his first year of GPST Training. 

August  2020

As we say goodbye to Dr M. Anthony who has now finished his GPST training and moved onto pastures new and Dr D. Lee moves back to the hospital for the next phase of his GPST training. Albyn Medical Practice are pleased to welcome Dr P Withanage back to the practice. Dr P. Withanage joins us for her final year of GPST Training.

March  2020

The surgery has disabled the facility to book appointments online for the foreseeable future, so that  staff can question patients re systems for the Coronavirus outbreak 

February  2020

Coronavirus Information - Please see link in Further Information section below 

April 2017

(SPIRE) Scottish Primary Care Information Resource 

NHSScotland is improving the way it uses information from GP patient records

From May 2017 we will improve the way we use information from GP patient records. These changes will help to plan and improve health and care services in Scotland.

SPIRE (Scottish Primary Care Information Resource) is a service that has been developed to help GPs, the NHS in Scotland and researchers to learn from information held at GP practices.

Private Non-NHS Services

 

scope_apple_heartNot everyone is entitled to free NHS services. In such cases you will be treated as a private patient and will be charged appropriately. For further information please speak to one of our receptionists who will be happy to help you.

In addition, some medical services are also not included within the NHS and a fee is therefore payable. Such services include private medical examinations, insurance claim forms, BUPA/PPP or similar claim form verification, school fee and holiday insurance certificates, accident and sickness certificates for insurance purposes, and other letters to outside organisations.

Medication required for travel abroad, including certain vaccinations, is not available under the NHS but can be provided privately by the nurses at the practice, chargeable at the current rates. The practice may also charge patients for the administration of a private vaccine.

A full list of non-NHS services and costs is displayed at reception and in our waiting areas. Full payment is required before any services are provided.  We regret we do not accept payment by credit or debit card.  Payment can be accepted in cash or cheque only.

Why do GPs sometimes need to charge fees? An explanation is supplied by the British Medical Association (BMA) -

http://bma.org.uk/practical-support-at-work/pay-fees-allowances/fees/fee-finder/fee-finder-why-gps-charge-fees

 

 
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