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IT Upgrade

On Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th June Arran Medical Group will undergo important IT upgrades.  There will be limited GP appointments on these days for any urgent medical issues.  Prescriptions may also be delayed – please allow 2 extra days for collection.  Some IT functionality will not be available e.g. Patient Access.  As normal our […]

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Arran Medical Group Privacy Statement

We have updated our Practice Privacy Statement to comply with new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that came into place on 25th May 2018.  The statement explains why we collect information about you, how that information will be used, how we keep it safe and confidential, and what your rights are in relation to this. You can […]

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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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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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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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