Hamilton Medical Group4 Queen's RoadAberdeen, AB15 4ZTTel: 01224 562888
FESTIVE CLOSURES - We are closed on Tues 25 & Wed 26 December 2018 & Tues 1 & Wed 2 January 2019. Cover will be provided by NHS 24 - Dial 111.
ANTIBIOTICS WON'T WORK FOR VIRAL COUGHS, COLDS & FLU
Take a look at a new video campaign featuring local schoolchildren aimed at reminding people across the North East that a course of antibiotics is not required to treat common winter illnesses such as viral coughs, colds and flu.
The following link has information about self care for coughs, sore throats, ear ache and sinusitis.
Some medical services, such as passport/driving licence applications, insurance claim forms etc are not part of NHS Services and attract a separate fee. The Doctor will usually advise you of this at the time of consultation. See link below for a list of our current fees. These are also displayed in the Reception area.
Services with Fees - April 2018
This is a free self-management service for people with neurological conditions living at home in Aberdeen city. They support people with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, Huntington’s disease and Motor neurone disease. See more details on link below:
We have a part-time attached Pharmacist and close ties with many local Pharmacies, who collect prescriptions from the surgery.
Other health professionals who provide services at our premises include:
Within Aberdeen City, Occupational Therapy is provided by qualified and registered Occupational Therapists and support staff employed by NHS Grampian and Bon Accord Care (in partnership with Aberdeen City Council). Below is a brief description of the OT services available in the City, and how to self-refer into these services.
Bon Accord Care provides help for people of all ages (paediatrics, adults and older people) who experience difficulty coping with everyday activities due to disability, illness and/or the ageing process. The main focus is maintaining the person's ability to function in their home and local environment. This may include equipment provision, adapting their home environment or skills re-training. You can access this service via:
Leaflets and other written information about various illnesses and conditions are available on display and from the Practice Nurses. We have leaflets produced by the Practice on the following topics:-
Results can be obtained between the hours of 11am & 2pm on Tel 01224 562888, then press 3. We ask that you telephone between these times to minimise disruption to the Receptionist during busy periods. If you already have a review appointment with the Doctor then it is usually appropriate to discuss the results with them at that time.
Sometimes the Doctor or Receptionist may telephone to discuss your results with you or may ask you to make an appointment with the Doctor. Please do not be alarmed by this. It is important that we have a current contact number. If your telephone number changes please notify reception by phone, email or in person.
For patients on Warfarin, the surgery will usually telephone you to advise of any dosage changes.
Our Practice Nurses are fully qualified to carry out a wide range of services including:
Please contact the main surgery number (01224 562888) for appointments or to speak to a Practice Nurse.
District Nurses and Health Visitors are Registered General Nurses with additional qualifications to enable them to assess and plan the care of patients in the community. They advise on all aspects of health promotion, support both patients and carers, and mobilise any resources that may be required. If you have any problems which the Community Nursing Team could help you with, they can be contacted on:
The Community Midwife runs the ante-natal clinics at the surgery and will also provide care at home for mothers before and after having their babies.The Midwife can be contacted via the Main Reception at the Maternity Hospital on 01224 552606 or through the Community Midwife Office on Tel 552071.
Do you need advice about travelling to and from your medical appointment?
The Transport to Healthcare Information Centre (THInC) can help. They provide practical transport advice for people who have difficulty getting to and from medical appointments in Grampian.
The service provides a dedicated telephone service offering guidance on accessing suitable transport options to get to and from appointments when they have no means of personal transport. The centre can provide details of suitable bus or train times, contact telephone numbers and other services such as local dial-a-bus or voluntary car schemes.
Please note that THInC does not book transport but can assist with travel advice.
The centre is the first of its kind in the UK and is a joint initiative between Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Moray Council, NHS Grampian, The Scottish Ambulance Service and Nestrans. THInC is one of the projects taken forward as part of the Health and Transport Action Plan.
Please call THInC on 01467 536111 between 9am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Calls are charged at local rate.
Further information on the Health and Transport Action Plan can be found on the Nestrans website .
Healthy Helpings is a FREE NHS Grampian weight management programme which offers a fun, interactive and informative way of finding out more about healthy eating, healthy lifestyle and the best ways to put it into practise in your everyday life.
As part of a group, of an average 10 people, you will come to Healthy Helpings for one hour, every week for eight weeks.
Classes are available throughout Grampian.
For more information or to book a place, please telephone: 01224 555522 or view the following links
2015 COMMUNITY RESOURCES IN ABERDEEN
All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of ill people.
We also provide the following “additional services”:
We also hold contracts with NHS Grampian for the following “enhanced services”:
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