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Dr Angus Campbell 1952 – 2018

It is with deep sadness that we advise that our longstanding colleague Dr Angus Campbell died on Wednesday. Angus was an exceptionally trusted, experienced, kind and compassionate man whose door was always open for advice, counsel or laughter.  We will miss him terribly. Our thoughts are with Yollie, and Angus’s family at this time. Funeral […]

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MyBus Updated information

Please see updated information below regarding the MyBus Service… What is MyBus Rural? MyBus Rural is a bookable bus service offering door-to-door transport, where possible, in your area. It’s designed to serve people and communities who do not have a local bus service or who have poor public transport links. How do I book? We […]

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Arran NHS team wins Gordon Nixon Award

We were delighted to learn yesterday that the Arran NHS team, including Arran Medical Group, has been awarded this year’s Gordon Nixon Award. The award looks for individuals or teams who work in Primary Care within NHS Ayrshire & Arran “who can demonstrate an innovative development or process they have set up.  This could include joint […]

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Welcome to our new Link Worker

We are delighted to welcome Lorraine Hewie as our new Community Link Worker.  We thought it might help to explain more about this relatively new post, which until recently was provided by Vicky Yuill. What is a Community Link Worker? At present Lorraine works from AMG’s surgery sites in Brodick and Lamlash.   She works […]

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Emergency skills week about to begin

As most of our patients are aware, GP work on Arran includes a fair amount of emergency care – delivered at the hospital A&E or to support our ambulance colleagues in the prehospital setting.  Maintaining the emergency skills necessary for this is a continuous responsibility of the GP team, and one way we do this is […]

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Vacancies: Admin Assistant & Modern Apprenticeship

Arran Medical Group is advertising vacancies for Administrative Assistants and Modern Apprentices. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Arran Medical Group team. As an Administrative Assistant you will be required to work across all our sites but will be based mainly in Brodick, Lamlash and Whiting Bay surgeries. You should possess strong […]

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How to obtain condoms from AMG

You may be aware that we used to provide condoms in all our site toilets.  In March we were required to change this practice as new guidelines dictated that condoms should be issued using the C-Card scheme. We have noticed that since then, there has been very little uptake of the scheme. We have therefore […]

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Missed appointments

Did you know… that up to 40 appointments per week are missed at Arran Medical Group. In an earlier news article, we highlighted the pressures that Arran Medical Group is facing with recruiting GPs and trainees, and the impact that this is having on availability of appointments. We anticipated that this will place more pressure on […]

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