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2020 Flu Campaign


Please note that due to the Coronavirus, all patients aged 65 and above will NOT be vaccinated at the surgery this year. You will receive a letter advising where and when you will be vaccinated. 


Patients aged between 18 and 64 who at risk will be vaccinated in the surgery. You will receive a letter asking you to phone in for an appointment. 


PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SURGERY WITH ENQUIRIES ABOUT FLU PRIOR TO RECEIVING YOUR LETTER.


Please click the link for the categories that are eligible for the flu vaccine this year 


https://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/immunisation/vaccines/flu-vaccine?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIoZHDlq786wIVRubtCh2OWQRjEAAYASAAEgKZXPD_BwE


For all Covid 19 advice, including self referral for testing which is available to any member of the public on the NHS inform website. If your query is regarding Covid 19, check the website (link below) or phone NHS 24 at 111.





**NHS Inform - for advice and information on common illness and complaints please go the the website nhs inform https://www.nhsinform.scot/**


We are experiencing a high demand for phone calls and we appreciate your patience during this difficult time.


Thank You 




Zero Tolerance

 

Violent and Abusive Patients 

 

The practice will not tolerate violent or abusive behaviour.

We try at all times to deal with patients in a polite and courteous manner. In return we expect that the same is shown to all staff and doctors at the surgery. Whilst we understand that a visit to the doctors can be at times stressful or worrying, we will not tolerate aggression or abuse to either our reception staff or any of the professional staff at the surgery.

 

Anyone verbally abusing either a member of staff or the public, or using inapporpriate language, will be asked to leave the premises and requested to find another GP. 

 

The practice considers aggressive behaviour to be any personal, abusive or aggressive comments, cursing, swearing, physical contact or aggressive gestures.

 

Patients will also be removed from the list in the following circumstances:

  • Violence and aggression towards staff or members of the public.
  • Damage to practice property or equipment. 
  • Change of residence to outside of the practice area 
  • Persistent misuse of the system 
  • Patients who the doctors are unable to manage clinically e.g. breach of contract with doctor regarding use of prescribed medicine, break down in patient communication. 

 

All instances of actual physical abuse of any doctor or member of staff, by a patient or their friends or relatives, will be reported to the police as an assault.



 
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