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CORONAVIRUS


If you have a new cough or high temperature or change in sense of taste or smell you must self-isolate and should arrange to be tested under the Scottish Government's `Test & Protect' programme.  Further advice is on the NHS Inform website at www.nhsinform.scot/campaigns/test-and-protect or phone 0800 028 2816.


14 day self-isolation certificates for employers can be found on NHS Inform: www.111.nhs.uk/isolation-note


If you have a cough or fever or change in sense of taste or smell and you need medical attention telephone dial 111 for NHS 24.  Patients in high risk groups should phone 111 as soon as they get symptoms.


Babies and Children - Advice for Parents during Coronavirus - link below


Advice for parents during coronavirus


Do not attend your GP practice in person - phone from home to access essential services - Tel 01224 562888


PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR DOORS REMAIN LOCKED IN ORDER TO RESTRICT FACE-TO-FACE CONTACT WITH OUR HEALTH CARE TEAM.  Access to the building will be for pre-arranged appointments only for essential care.  Please bring your mobile phone with you.


On arrival at front door, a notice will advise you to call a mobile telephone number to let us know you have arrived.  You will be asked to wait in your car.  Tell us if you arrive on foot/by bus.  We will call you back to tell you when to enter the building.  If you do not have a mobile phone, please ring the doorbell and stand back from the door and wait.  Our Receptionist may have left the front desk to carry out a task - please be patient.


Adults to enter alone, unless carer required.  Children under age 16 may be accompanied by one carer.


Repeat prescriptions - our timescale for preparing prescriptions has been extended to 4 working days. All prescriptions will be sent to a nominated pharmacyAllow a further 2 working days before attending the pharmacy.  If you have not nominated a pharmacy your prescription has been sent to Anderson & Spence, Fountainhall Road.  Please let us know if you want to nominate a different pharmacy for your next prescription order.


Grampian Assistance Hub - for information on how to access social, practical and emotional support on COVID-19:-  www.gcah.org.uk  or call 0808 196 3384 (Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm) or Aberdeen City Council have a 24-hour 7-day a week Crisis Support Line - Tel 0800 0304 713.


PATIENT INFORMATION LINKS - For specific patient information on Coronavirus.


Please see this link for the most recent advice on how to keep safe: https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/posters 


Please see this link for DIY exemption cards if you feel you cannot wear a mask Mask Exemption Cards


We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.


Doctors & Staff, Hamilton Medical Group

SELF REFERRAL

Aberdeen City Community Health & Social Care Services

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:

HILLYLANDS INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTRE

  • Self Referral is welcome from Service users by contacting the Hillylands Independent Living Centre on 01224 666350 for bookings or drop in to the centre at 2 Croft Road, Aberdeen, AB16 6RB.  This centre is open to the public Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm. There is a large selection of equipment available to trial and Occupational Therapy staff are on hand to offer advice regarding difficulties being experienced.


PODIATRY

Patients can you self refer for Podiatry Services.  Problems such as ingrowing toenails, foot ulcers, MSK problems can be referred.  Please see information and self care advice below.  A link to the self care referral form is given below.

Podiatry Patient Information

Footcare Advice

Podiatry Self- Referral Form



 
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