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News & Notices
All Patients Registered with Wellwynd Practice, including patients previously registered with Millstream Practice.
Please note from Friday 20th of November 2015 until Tuesday 24th of November2015, we will be providing an EMERGENCEY/URGETN CARE service only.
During this time we will be undertaking essential computer changes.
Please do not contact us for routine matters on Friday 20th of November or Monday 23rd of November 2015.
Patients previously registered with Millstream Practice only.
Due to these essential computer changes, please note that from Wednesday 18th of November 2015 until Tuesday 24th of November 2015 we will only be able to accept repeat prescriptions requests for urgent care. Please ensure that you have enough medication to last until 26th of November 2015. If not please submit your request on or before Tuesday 17th of November 2015.
FLU SEASON IS UPON US
The Doctors & Nurses at the Wellwynd Practice are committed to providing you with the best care. It is important that everyone who is eligible for a flu vaccination should attend every year for it. This will help you avoid complications of the flu infection. Help us help you stay in the best of health and pop along to our drop in clinics in either Airdrie or Caldercruix.
Please see our self help information in our Help and Advice section for useful information on the management of minor illness.
Caldercruix Branch Surgery
Consultations are available here to all patients registered with the Wellwynd Practice.
Please call into our branch surgery on a Tuesday morning for your review bloods eg: diabetes thyroid, drug monitoring bloods e.g. 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 are available every second Wednesday, please let us know when you are booking if you wish to attend Caldercruix or Airdrie.
If you are a patient 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 services.
Thursday 26th Nov pm - Dr Wiktor
Friday 27th Nov pm - Dr Macgill
Tuesday 1st Dec am - Nurse Shona Daly
Tuesday 1st Dec am - Drop in phlebotomy & bp check
Wednesday 9th Dec pm - Dr Macgill
Thursday 10th Nov pm - Dr Wiktor
Friday 11th Nov pm - Dr Feeney
Wednesday 2nd Dec am - ante natal clinic
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".
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