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WE ARE CURRENTLY SHORT OF GP COVER AND ASK FOR YOU PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.  OUR RECEPTION TEAM ARE DOING THEIR BEST TO ASSIST YOU AND ARE ALL TRAINED IN CARE NAVIGATION WHICH MAY MEAN THEY DIRECT YOU TO ANOTHER SERVICE. THEY ARE NOT MAKING CLINICAL DECISIONS BUT FOLLOWING STRICT PROTOCOL.  IF YOU CAN, PLEASE MAKE USE OF OUR ECONSULT SYSTEM.  

RECEPTION STAFF ARE DOING A VERY DIFFICULT JOB AND DO NOT DESERVE THE ABUSE THEY ARE BEING SUBJECTED TO BY SOME OF OUR PATIENTS.  PLEASE BE KIND AND REMEMBER MANY ARE MEMBERS OF YOUR COMMUNITY AND THEY ALL DESERVE TO BE RESPECTED AND NOT BE ABUSED AT WORK.  AGRESSION, VERBAL ABUSE OR THREATENING BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  

Repeat medication

If you need to order repeat medication please call our dedicated answering machine number 01356 624411 and select option 3 or use the prescription box at the reception desk or email Tay.brechinprescriptions@nhs.scot or use this website.

Carers Direct

Content Supplied by NHS Choices

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone
0808 802 0202
Helpline Information
http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email
CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours
Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring



 
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