The Ballochmyle Medical Group - News

  • 8 Jan 2021

    HOME VISIT OR EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT

    It is asked that patients requiring a HOME VISIT or EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT please CONTACT THE SURGERY BEFORE 10.30 am WHERE POSSIBLE to facilitate efficient use of GP time.

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  • 8 Jan 2021

    App for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    Do you have COPD? Would you like information to help you manage your condition? Then download the Ayrshire & Arran COPD App onto your smartphone.

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  • 8 Jan 2021

    Diabetes Prevention Network Bulletin

    The Diabetes Prevention Network Bulletin Winter 2020/21 is available. This bulletin is designed to keep you up to date with Diabetes Prevention Programme in NHS Ayrshire and Arran.

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  • 11 Dec 2020

    Ordering of Medicines

    Our GP practices and Community Pharmacies are working incredibly hard to keep their services operating and medicine supply flowing in this extremely challenging time. Medicines are NOT in short supply. Please only order the medicines that you need from your GP practice. Do not order all of your medicines automatically every time. Please tell the practice which pharmacy you wish to collect medicines from. GPs and Community Pharmacies will work together to ensure you get your medicines when they are due. Pharmacies are extremely busy, please allow at least FIVE days from ordering your medicine to collection from the Community Pharmacy. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (new continuous cough, fever, shortness of breath) or had contact with someone with corona virus DO NOT go to your Community Pharmacy. Stay at home and self-isolate. Please ask someone else to collect your medicines

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  • 21 Oct 2020

    Would you like more information about your diabetes?

    Would you like more information about your diabetes? If yes, we’ve got the app for you! Search your App store for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, download and install the app, and then select Adult Diabetes App. The free app provides helpful information about: • Diabetes – Type 1 & Type 2 • Diet • Self-management • Useful links and websites • Local services (Ayrshire and Arran) and • Local events (Ayrshire and Arran).

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  • 6 Aug 2020

    Triage System

    If you require advice or an urgent appointment please contact us between 8.30 am and 10.30 am or between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm. Triage will be done by the GPs on duty in the usual way. Thank you for your co-operation.

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  • 21 Jul 2020

    Current MSK Physiotherapy Provision

    Due to Covid-19 MSK physiotherapy is mainly being delivered by telephone consultations for assessment and advice. Near Me is also being used for video appointment consultations. For patients needing to be seen face to face there remains very limited capacity and moving forward MSK will have less capacity for face to face consultations due to the impact of social distancing. The waiting list is slowly being addressed with virtual consultations. Please note, MATS help line for patients to self-refer is stil closed. For self management advice please check the MSK website https://www.mhsaaa.net/musculoskeletal-service-msk/

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  • 30 Jun 2020
  • 16 Jun 2020

    Dumfries House - Chronic Pain Programme

    Our programme is an online programme which is run through Zoom from 1.30pm till 3.30pm on a Wednesday afternoon. Each week the group helps you find out more about chronic pain, learn how to manage your condition, and learn by pacing yourself you can gain some control of your condition and helps you feel better. The programme also shows how using complementary therapies such as mindfulness and acupressure can help deal with anxieties and stress.

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  • 16 Jun 2020

    Dumfries House - Fertility Wellbeing Programme

    Dumfries House Fertility Programme is an online group programme through zoom which will help support you and your partner to make healthy lifestyle changes to improve your chances of conceiving, and achieving a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. You can attend the programme if you are planning a pregnancy, before, during or awaiting a fertility referral or treatment. The group numbers will be small, held with an opportunity to speak confidentially or receive individual supports, from our specialist health team.

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Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Maureen Leggat
Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! Maureen Leggat