Welcome to Strathmore Surgery Online
At Strathmore surgery in Blairgowrie the doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.
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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CLOSURE DATES
The surgery will be shut on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th December and on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd January 2015.
If you need to see or speak to a doctor during this time please call
NHS 24 on 111
We wish all our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Flu vaccines are now available for all eligible patients and appointments are available to book now. Please call 01250 872552 to book your slot.
Vaccines will be given to patients aged 65 years and over or to patients in an at risk group. At risk groups include Asthma (on inhaled steroids), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease, Chronic Renal Disease, Chronic Liver Disease and Carers.
FLU VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AGED 2 – 5 YEARS OLD
In 2014 flu immunisation will be offered to children aged 2 – 5 through their GP practice (children must be aged 2 or above on 1 September 2014 to be eligible). Most children will be given the vaccine as a nasal spray into each nostril administered by practice nurse Allison McNeil.
Please call to make an appointment for your child. Most children will be immunised in October and November.
All primary school children will also be offered the vaccine this year but this will be done in school.
Scottish Bowel Screening Programme
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Scotland after lung and breast cancer. Every year, almost 4,000 people are diagnosed with the disease.
The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme will invite all men and women in Scotland between the ages of 50 to 74 for screening every two years. The programme has been rolled out across Scotland and is now available in all NHS Boards.
We encourage all eligible patients to complete this test. If you have received a kit in the past but have not sent it back a replacement will be sent to you from the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme over the coming months.
Further information can be found by going to www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk
Please can we remind patients that we require 48 hrs notice when requesting repeat prescriptions. This does not include weekends as the surgery is shut. A prescription requested on a Friday or Saturday will not be actioned by the surgery until Monday and may not be ready for collection/sent to chemist until the Tuesday.
If you are a new patient registering with the practice and need to order your medication, you will need to provide us with an up to date list of all your medication including strength and dose and give as at least 48 hours to issue your prescription. You may need to contact your previous GP to check all the medication you are being prescribed.
Perth and Kinross Credit Union
Perth and Kinross Credit Union finally opened its doors to the public on 7th April 14. Come and join us in promoting regular saving in, and providing low cost loans for our community. If you live or work in Perth and Kinross then you can become a member. Check us out at http://www.pkcu.org.uk/, visit us at 282 High Street, Perth or tel 01738 624872 for more info and to get an application form.
(Site updated 17/12/2014)