Wellwynd Practice Airdrie Community Health Centre, Airdrie, ML6 6DB
Tel: 01236 769333

Welcome to Wellwynd Practice

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Modern Healthcare...Traditional Values

      Wellwynd Practice 


Public holidays the Practice is closed on the following dates:
Monday 20th July 2015
Monday 28th September 2015
Friday 25th of December 2015
Monday 28th of December 2015

News & Notices

                        

                                                 
 Caldercruix Branch 

Please call into our branch surgery on a Tuesday morning for your review bloods eg: diabetes thyroid, drug monitoring bloods e: if you are on methotrexate.  Our doctors and nurses will also be consulting on a regular basis and appointments will be offered at the time of booking.    Antenatal services will commence on Wednesday the 17th of June and will be available every second Wednesday thereafter.  

 If you are a paitient of Wellwynd Practice and you live in Caldercruix or near by please feel free to call us on our main number 01236 769333 choose option 0 or any of our direct lines for information.  We will be updating this notice regularly with informaion about Caldercruix branch.


                                              Caldercruix consultaions

                Tuesday 9th of June 2015 AM - Nurse Shona Daly

               Wednesday 10th of June 2015 PM - Dr Ian McHardy

               Thurday 11th of June 2015 PM - Dr Alexander MacGill

               Friday 12th of June 2015 PM - Dr Ian McHardy

               Tuesday 16th of June 2015 AM - Nurse Karen McLean

               Tuesday 16th of June 2015 AM - Drop phlebotomy & bp check

               Wednesday 17th of June 2015 PM - Dr Ian McHardy

              Thursday 18th of June 2015 PM - Dr Neil Darroch

               Friday 19th of June 2015 PM - Dr Maire Thomas


                       

                                            Help Without Antibiotics

Please visit the web page www.nhsinform.co.uk/health-library/articles/a/antibiotics-penicillins to download a self help leaflet"Without Antibiotics".

                                              Texting Service

We are introducing a text message service.  Please notify us of your mobile number if you'd like us to send you appointment reminders.                                                 

                                              Flu Vaccination

Flu Season is upnon us - The Doctors & Nurses at the Wellwynd Practice are committed to providing you with the best care. It is important that you should have your Flu vaccination every year to help avoid complications of a Flu infection. For some patients these complications can be very serious. Help us to help you stay in the best of health and pop along to our treatement room in the Practice:

                                            Shingles Vaccination

This year a shingles vaccine is being offered to people aged 70. 78 or 79 on 1st September 2014. People aged 70 in 2013/14 who missed getting the vaccine are still eligible this year. If you are in any of these categories an invitation letter will have been sent to you and you can contact reception to book an appointment.

Shingles can be a very painful nerve and skin condition and is more common among older people. There is now a vaccine that can reduce your chance of getting shingles, or, if you do get shingles, it can reduce how severe or long lasting the symptoms can be. If you require more information the NHS leaflet “A Vaccine to Protect Against Shingles” is available from Reception

Further information is also available online please visit,

www.immunisationscotland.org.uk/shingles


                                                     Bowel  Cancer

Bowel Cancer  - Please complete your bowel cancer screening pack.  The Bowel Screening programme invites all men and women in Scotland between the ages of 50 to 74 for screening every two years.  They are invited by the Health Board.  Once a patient is called they will be recalled during the same month every 2 years until they are 75.  If you require more information please click on the link http://www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk  or click on this step by step leaflet http://www.healthscotland.com/uploads/documents/20560-stepbystep.pdf