Noticeboard

THIS YEARS FLU CLINCS WILL BE HELD ON 24TH AND 31ST OCTOBER BUT YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT BY PHONING THE SURGERY, PLEASE DO NOT DROP IN AS WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO VACCINATE YOU.

PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY UNLESS A CLINICIAN ASKS YOU TO DO SO- WE ARE CURRENTLY DOING TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS UNLESS A GP FEELS YOU NEED A FACE TO FACE CONSULTATION.   REPEAT PRESCRIPTION SLIPS CAN BE POSTED THROUGH THE LETTERBOX.

PLEASE WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN ATTENDING THE SURGERY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.

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 brechinprescriptions.tayside@nhs.net or use this website.

Receptionists

Our Receptionists may ask you for brief details when you request an appointment - please follow the link below to find out why (courtesy of RCGP)

Why do Receptionists ask what's wrong with me?

Nurse Practitioners

Elaine Clark

RGN, BA Nursing, Independent Prescriber

Mrs Debbie McFarlane (f)

Nurses

Practice Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Health and Wellbeing Nurse

A Registered Mental Health Nurse is available from 09.00am - 4.30pm a Monday and Thursday to provide a short assessment and advice session for adults experiencing mental health issues/distress or substance/alcohol concerns that are affecting everyday life. Each session will last approximately 30 minutes and will promote self-help and self management, identify community support networks and refer to appropriate third sector/statutory services if appropriate. Please call Brechin Health Centre for an appointment 01356 624411

Denise Harrison

RGN

Shirley Thomson

EN RGN Asthma & COPD Diploma

Miss Lois Mitchell (f)
Mrs Sarah Clark (f)

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Christine Allan
 
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