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Flu Vaccination Programme 2019/20

We are running Saturday Flu Vaccination Clinics on 12th October and 2nd November.

If you are eligible for an NHS flu vaccination, no need to wait to be invited - please call the surgery to book your appointment!


PUBLIC HOLIDAY -Monday 23rd September 2019

In line with all of NHS Highland, the practice will be closed on Monday 23rd September 2019If you are unwell and cannot wait until the practice opens on Tuesday 24th please phone the Out of Hours service on 111. You will be asked for information about your health and condition and will be advised on the most appropriate course of action.

For a life threatening emergency please phone 999 and speak to the ambulance service, chest pains/shortness of breath would be considered an emergency


Wednesday Practice Meetings - 2-2.30pm

Tweeddale Medical Practice is closed every Wednesday from 2-2.30pm.  If you have a life-threatening emergency please hang up and dial 999.  Otherwise please call back after 2.30pm.

 

Patient Transport

If you require assistance with travelling to health and/or social care appointments, the following information may be helpful for you.

Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) – Patient Transport

To be eligible, you must:

  • require assistance from skilled ambulance staff e.g. require access to oxygen whilst travelling
  • have a medical condition that would prevent you from travelling to hospital by any other means
  • have a medical condition that might put you at risk from harm if you were to travel independently
  • have treatment with side effects that requires support from skilled ambulance staff.

Tel: 0300 123 1236

Hard of hearing, deaf or speech impaired, contact the Service through Text Relay: 18001-0300 123 1236

http://www.scottishambulance.com/ (choose the What We Do option from top menu)

Lochaber Transport Advice and Booking Service (LTABS)

Provides an information service, to offer advice and assistance on appropriate transport options for groups or individuals within the Lochaber area. LTABS can help to make transport arrangements for:

  • Hospital/Medical Appointments
  • Health & Social Care Appointments
  • Community Groups and Individuals
  • Transport Advice
  • Assistance with Journey Planning
  • Information
  • Group and Individual Transport Advice
  • Booking Service

Tel: 01397 701022

http://www.lochabertransport.org.uk/ (Transport in Lochaber on the right-side menu)

Traveline Scotland

Provides impartial public transport journey planning and timetables.

  • Plan a journey between any two locations in Scotland
  • Download free smartphone app
  • Open 24 hours every day

Tel: 0871 200 22 33

www.travelinescotland.com

Help with NHS Health Costs

http://www.gov.scot (search for Health Costs)

Tel: 0845 850 1166



 
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