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FLU VACCINATION CLINICS 2020

Clinics will be held on Saturday, 3rd October & Saturday, 31st October and are now open for booking. Please contact the practice reception on 01397 703136 to arrange your appointment. For more information of the flu vaccination and who is eligible, please visit www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/immunisation/vaccines/flu-vaccine

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.


 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS DATES:

In line with the rest of NHS Highland, the practice will be closed on

  • Friday 16th October 2020
  • Friday 25th December 2020
  • Monday 28th December 2020


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Welcome to the Tweeddale Medical practice website.

Tweeddale Medical practice is based within Fort William Health Centre.

FWHC.jpgOur patient population is centred on the town of Fort William along with Caol, Banavie and Corpach with our practice boundary extending out to Invergloy and Loch Arkaig to the North, North Ballachulish to the South, Tulloch and Fersit to the East and Glenfinnan to the West.

Parking is available on-site including dedicated disabled bays.

We are open Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.  Contact reception on 01397 703136.

For further information on our practice, specific clinic times and services provided click on the link to our practice Leaflet below.

Tweeddale Medical Practice fully supports equality and diversity. 

We will never discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation or appearance, disability or medical condition.

Click here to access our Practice Leaflet

Click here to view Our Location

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have symptoms

If you have symptoms (new cough, fever or loss of taste or smell) visit NHS Inform or phone NHS 24 on 111.

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 and are unwell, call NHS24 on 111.

Testing for Coronavirus

Anyone with symptoms of coronavirus should be tested. You can book a test for:

  • yourself
  • someone you care for
  • a child in your care

Find out who is eligible to be tested and where to go to access this.  Visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/campaigns/test-and-protect or call 0800 028 2816.

Essential Workers - https://www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test-essential-workers or call 0800 028 2816.

Visit our Facebook page for regular updates on the Mobile Unit visits to Lochaber.  https://www.facebook.com/tweeddalemedicalpractice

If you are Shielding

Specific advice for Shielders can be found on the NHS Inform website

NHS Inform Shielding Advice

If you need support/assistance or want to volunteer

Call the Highland Council helpline - 0300 303 1362 

Click here for the latest leaflet with lots of useful information.

Highland Council Website

General Information

If you don't have symptoms and are looking for general information, please visit the NHS Inform website or phone free on 0800 082 2816 (8am-10pm)

NHS Inform Scotland Website

STAYING SAFE AND PROTECTING OTHERS IN PHASE

Scottish Government Advice


ONLINE REPEAT PRESCRIPTION SERVICE -

We are pleased to offer part of the Patient Services package - Repeat Prescription Ordering Service.
- View your up-to-date Repeat Prescription list "live" from your medical record
- Order online, daytime, evenings or weekends, wherever you are at the time
- Order what you need, when you need it, direct from the practice
- Safe, secure and accurate

The Repeat Prescriptions Ordering module is just a part of the Patient Services package and appointments may be included and available in your account in the future.

For prescriptions and how to register for an online account, please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.

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SMS TEXT MESSAGE SERVICE

We are also pleased to offer a range of services by SMS Text Message direct to your mobile phone.  These include test results (by prior arrangement with your doctor/nurse), appointment reminders and recalls.  Before opting-in it is important that you read and understand our Text Services Patient Information Leaflet.

If you would like to opt in for our SMS Text Message Service, please contact the practice on 01397 703136 and speak to any member of the team.

 

(Site updated 22/09/2020)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
 
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