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Coronavirus

Due to the national outbreak of Coronavirus we are having to change the way we are working.  If you have an urgent medical problem it will be dealt with over the telephone unless examination is absolutely necessary.  The health centre in Tullibody has been closed temporarily so all the staff are working out of Alva. 

The health centre in Alva will be closed every day between 1pm and 2pm. 

We advise that if you have a fever and feel short of breath or have a cough that you do not come to the surgery but phone NHS 24 (111) or go to the NHS Inform website instead. 

See the latest information from Scottish GovernmentHealth protection Scotland and NHS Inform here.

Please note we have temporarily suspended online appointment booking in line with current advice.

The drop in Child Health Clinic has been suspended until further notice.  If your child is ill phone the surgery for advice.

Repeat prescriptions please allow 7 days and only order what you need.

Following guidance from Forth Valley Hospital, B12 injections have been temporarily suspended, 

The following screening services have been temporarily suspended, for more information follow this link Screening Update

If you require a fit note while you are self isolating follow this link  https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note

If you've been told to "Shield" the GP or Practice Nurse will call you.  For more information on this click here  Healthcare Planning

Mental Health Issues

We appreciate the impact that COVID-19 epidemic is having on patient’s mental health. Here are some useful links and exercises to assist with managing Anxiety and Low Mood

Free Guide To Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty:  Living with anxiety amidst global uncertainty

For a range of information, tools and techniques please see the website:     Self Help website

Reduce feelings of Anxiety:     Reducing feelings of anxiety

 

Online Video Consultations

If you have an appointment arranged with one of our GPs for an online consultation, please click on the following link at your allocated appointment time.  This link should only be used if you have spoken with a GP and been allocated an appointment time.

Click here to join a Near Me Online Consultation 

 

You don’t always have to see your GP...

Although your GP can help with a range of problems there are many health problems which do not need a doctor.

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(Site updated 18/05/2020)
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