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Retirement

Dr Angus Campbell has retired after 36 years. As one of the partners said at his leaving do —” We will miss his wise owl advice and are grateful for the contributions of Angus, Yollie and the Campbell family to healthcare on Arran” We all wish Angus a happy retirement.

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Staff News

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Andrew Gaw – Dr Gaw returned to the Practice last year and recently passed his CSA (Clinical Skills Assessment) and the AKT (Applied Knowledge Test) Exams.   Pharmacy Support – Nico Cocoza has joined the Practice and will be continuing the work that Kelly Healy carried out in supporting patients with medicines. […]

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Flu Uptake Rates

At the end of every Flu Campaign we have to submit our overall “uptake” figures to ensure we have vaccinated as many eligible patients as possible. This year we had a very good uptake for our over 65s, and achieved the 75% target. However, we were not as successful with our under 65 ‘at risk’ […]

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Surgery Number

Some of the telephone lines in the Practice are digital and cannot be supported by some of the exchanges on the Island, and as a result have to go via the Ayr exchange on the mainland. You may be called by an 01292 number for a phone appointment or to be asked to come to […]

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Easter Closures Date

The Practice will be closed on Monday 2nd April and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd April . Please ensure you have ordered enough medication for over the Bank Holiday closure. Please note, it takes at least three working days for your repeat prescription to be processed.    Other dates for your Diary: The Practice will […]

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MyBus—Rural Service

What is MyBus? MyBus is a bookable bus service offering door-to-door transport, where possible, in your area. MyBus can be used for: Shopping, Visiting Friends, GP Appointments*, Attending Local Clubs *    MyBus does not provide travel to hospital appointments as other services are in place for these purposes.   Please contact your GP for assistance. MyBus […]

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New MSK Website

MSK Ayrshire and Arran have recently launched a new website to assist with the advice and management of musculoskeletal conditions. At present it contains information and exercises for OA knees, patellofemoral pain and chronic pain management. Although only recently launched early feedback shows an appetite for further information so over the next few months the […]

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Maggie’s Kitchen Table Day

Arran Medical Group is supporting Maggie’s latest fundraiser. Maggie’s Chief Executive Laura Lee says:- “Our Centres are here for anyone with any type of cancer and their families and friends, offering the practical, emotional and social support that people with cancer need”. Lamlash Medical Centre & Shiskine Surgery are holding a Guess the Weight of the […]

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Lamlash Medical Centre – Day Closure

Please note  Lamlash Medical Centre will be closed all day on Wednesday 26th April If you need to contact a Doctor urgently, please telephone 01770 600516 or call at the nearest Surgery – Brodick Health Centre/Whiting Bay Surgery In an emergency please dial 999 We apologise for any inconvenience.  

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Comings and goings…

It’s been a busy year for our trainees. Thanks to all our patients who have been involved in Arran Medical Group’s training commitments. GP Trainees Dr Preeti Mistry – Dr Mistry joined the Practice in February and will be with the Practice until August. Dr Andrew Gaw – Dr Gaw will be returning to the […]

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