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Update 7 Nov 17

Patient Survey

We Ask - You Speak - We Listen - We Learn - We Change

We've carried out an internal survey on our practices and we think we're pretty good at what we are doing.  However, that doesn't mean we are good, and it doesn't mean that we are serving you as a community; because only you can tell us that.  Help us to find out that what we are doing well - and more importantly, that what we are not doing so well, and what you think we should be doing in order to make us 'What Good Looks Like' in the field of being a successful Medical Practice.  Thank you for your consideration.

Practice Manager


Surgery Closed 13:30 - 18:00 Thu 9 Nov 17

Please remember that our surgery is closed for essential training and education from 13:30 Thu 9 Nov 17.  The surgery will open as normal Fri 10 Nov 17.

Practice Manager


Update 2 Nov 17

Urgent Warning

We have just been informed that one of our patients has recently had a cold-call, at around 21:30 during an evening, from someone claiming to be from our practice - and trying to gain entry into their house.  The patient called the Police who in turn advised that our practice should be informed.

We will never cold call

Our hours of service are from 08:30 - 18:00 Mon - Fri.  Patients will always be contacted in the first instance if we are going to call.  If you are in any doubt about the identification of anyone claiming to be from the practice you should call the police.

Please pass this message on to as many as possible.

Practice Manager


Update 22 Oct 17

Interested in our 2018 Vision Online services booking?

Practice Manager


Update 19 Oct 17

Medical Practice Closed p.m. Thu 9 Nov 17

This is for mandatory staff training and education

Calls are redirected to the Out-of-Hours Service

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Practice Manager


Update 18 Oct 17

Flu Vaccination Statistics

Team Fochabers has vaccinated 735 patients to date!

Well done to all - still some to go though! 

Practice Manager


Update 18 Oct 17

Breast Screening

We have been advised that that the Fochabers catchment area Breast Screening programme will commence Mon 27 November and will run for between 2 and 3 weeks.  The location is still to be confirmed and we will update our website as soon as we have confirmation.  Letters are being sent via ARI and so we will not be sending out any notification letters by post.

The screening services have been notified of anyone who potentially cannot use the stairs on the vehicle treatment room.  We are advised that the ramp facility will be available, for pre-arranged appointments only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 09:30 - 10:30.

If you feel that you will not be able to manage the stairs and need the use of the lift, please contact fochabersadministrator@nhs.net as soon as possible so that we can let the screening services know to book you a specific time slot.

Please feel free to pass this message on to anyone whom you may know does not have access to the web.  We will also be posting our notifications on Facebook as well.

Practice Manager


Update 15 Oct 17

Holiday Vaccinations

Please be advised that we require 6 weeks' notification for travel vaccinations.  

Practice Manager


Update 9 Oct 17

Over 65s Flu Vaccination Programme

You have not been sent a letter from the Practice but you should contact our reception desk in order to book an appointment.  We have the vaccines, the clinics, and we just need you!  Please don't leave it to chance.

Please pass this message to anyone that you know may not use the website.  Many thanks.


UPDATE  4 OCT 17

Flu Vaccination 2 - 5 Year olds

Fluenz Tetra Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasal)

Now available

Please contact the reception desk to make appointments


SMS & E-Mail Messaging Service

We will be installing an SMS and E-Mail reminder / recall service in the very near future and need your up-to-date mobile details and e-mail address contact details.  Please contact

fochabersadministrator@nhs.net 

with your details so that we can update our system - or let our reception staff know your details as soon as possible.  Thank you in advance


Flu Vaccination Clinics

Update 18 Oct 17

CLINICS

CONTACT FOCHABERS MEDICAL PRACTICE RECEPTION FOR AN APPOINTMENT

FAMILY COUPLES BOOK FOR THE SAME APPOINTMENT

Conditions apply as follows:

  • Patients aged 65 Yrs and over
  • 6 Months and over in clinical risk groups
  • Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • Eligible individuals for whom seasonal live attenuated intransal vaccine is not suitable
  • Individuals with underlying disease where the risk from influenza infection may exacerbate their condition or result in serious illness from influenza itself
  • Those living in long stay residential homes (not incl HMP, YOI, University Halls of Residence).
  • Unpaid carers and young carers
  • Health and Social Care staff directly involved in the care of their patients or clients

Please spread the news - Check out our Facebook page


Welcome to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home.

One Click Away

Convenience doesn’t stop there and you can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription or sending us your comments are both just a click away. And if you’re not yet registered with us you can download the necessary forms here too.

Access

All patient areas at Fochabers Medical Practice are suitable for wheelchair access.  The main entrance has push-button automatic doors.  For patients with hearing aids there is a loop system at the reception desk.  We have access to a translation service for those of whom do not speak English as a first language. 


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