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Practice Opening Arrangements Throughout The Festive Period

We are open until 6pm on Christmas Eve, then from 8am-6pm on 29th-31st December. We will be open again after New Year from 8am on Tuesday 5th January 2021.

During the above times when we are open, you can still telephone us on 0345 337 9922, for advice from the clinical team or to speak to reception for help with administrative queries. Please see the post below for information regarding the suspension of our E-Consult service throughout the festive period.

For prescription requests, even if they are urgent, please telephone 01224 849 555 and leave a message with your request. If you request is urgent please state this clearly on your message, and remember to leave a telephone contact number in case we need to contact you.

If you need urgent clinical advice when we are closed, you can telephone NHS 24 on 111, or if you need prescription advice, please telephone or visit your local pharmacy.

If you need advice regarding Covid-19, please follow this link for the latest NHS Scotland advice: https://www.nhsinform.scot/.../infec.../coronavirus-covid-19

Finally, Merry Christmas! We wish you a healthy and happy festive season! Thank you all for your patience, understanding and kindness throughout a difficult year!

 

E-Consults suspended from Christmas Eve until 5th January 2021

Due to the limited time constraints within the E-Consult system, we have suspended it's use from today (24th December) until Tuesday 5th January. This means that during this time you will not be able to submit an E-Consult to the practice, and must telephone us instead on 0345 337 9922 if you need help or advice.

For prescription requests, even if they are urgent, please telephone 01224 849 555 and leave a message with your request. If you request is urgent please state this clearly on your message, and remember to leave a telephone contact number in case we need to contact you.

Festive Holiday Closure

A reminder that we will be closed for the festive holidays on:
Friday 25th December
Monday 28th December
Friday 1st January
Monday 4th January
We will be open as usual until 6pm on Thursday 24th December, from 8am-6pm on Tuesday 29th December to Thursday 31st December and then open again from 8am on Tuesday 5th January.

Changes to entering the GP Practice

We have recently had a buzzer system installed to help with the control of the number of patients in the waiting room, to aid social distancing. Upon entry, the first automatic door will open. The second automatic door will remain shut. Please press the screen on the left hand side with the finger icon, and then click 'Doctor Reception'. A receptionist will answer you as soon as possible, and ask if you have an appointment, or if you have been asked to drop off or collect something.

If you do not have an appointment, and have not been asked to drop off or collect something (e.g. a sample) then you may be asked to complete an E-Consult (see link below) or telephone us on 0345 337 9922. Thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

E-Consult: https://newdycemedicalpractice.webgp.com/

Flu Vaccinations 2020/2021

The way the public receive flu vaccinations is changing this year.  NHS Grampian are creating hubs for flu vaccinations to be given, which means the GP practices are no longer the location for getting your flu vaccine done.  Please DO NOT telephone the GP practice to book an appointment. If you are eligible, you will receive a letter from NHS Grampian, which will detail how to acquire an appointment. Please see the link below for the full information on the changes for the flu vaccine.

http://www.nhsgrampian.org/nhsgrampian/gra_display_simple_index.jsp?pContentID=10332&p_applic=CCC&p_service=Content.show

If you have read all of the information on the above link and still have queries, please DO NOT telephone the GP practice, instead visit www.nhsinform.scot or call the NHS Grampian Flu Call Centre on 0345 337 9899.

Public Holiday

The practice will be closed for the public holiday on:

  • Monday 28th September 2020

Social Media

We now have a social media presence in the form of Facebook. Please follow us on these platforms to get up to date information about the practice.

COVID-19 Coronavirus update 16/3/20

Firstly, now that we have moved to full triage of all appointment requests we’d like to thank patients for being both pragmatic and understanding in trying to avoid coming to the practice unless strictly necessary. We are now reducing the routine non-urgent tasks we would normally carry out, such as reviews of patients with long term conditions, minor surgery and routine blood tests. In an attempt to reduce the footfall at the practice we are trying to do as much as we possibly can over the telephone. However, if you are asked to come down to the surgery, please follow the advice on the posters and whiteboards you will see around the entrance. Please also respect our staff and do not lean through the reception window when dealing with our receptionists. They can catch this virus too.

The Government advice has also changed, and no longer requires travel to be questioned now that it is recognised the virus is in the community. If you have developed symptoms, even mild ones, you should now self isolate for seven days. Therefore please do not call the practice for general advice about COVID-19 as we will direct you to the NHS inform website which is updated with the latest official advice, including how to self isolate, and has a simple questionnaire to help you decide whether it is likely you have contracted the virus.

From the NHS Inform website:

If you have symptoms of COVID-19

If you've developed a new continuous cough and/or a fever/high temperature in the last 7 days, stay at home for 7 days from the start of your symptoms even if you think your symptoms are mild.

Phone your GP if:

  • Your symptoms are severe or you have shortness of breath
  • they worsen during home isolation
  • they have not improved after 7 days

You should also phone your GP if you develop breathlessness or it worsens, especially if you:

  • are 60 years old or over
  • have underlying poor health
  • have heart or lung problems
  • have a weakened immune system, including cancer
  • have diabetes

If your GP is closed, phone NHS 24 (111).

If you have a medical emergency, phone 999 and tell them you have COVID-19 symptoms.

Go to https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19#overview for more information.

If you are calling the repeat prescription line please take a second to advise us of your preferred pharmacy and we can arrange for them to collect on your behalf. It helps reduce footfall and is one less chance of you meeting infected people in what will be a potentially high risk environment.

Once again, we’d like to thank all our patients for their patience as we work through this challenge. We will continue to update this website regularly.  

  

Welcome to New Dyce Medical Practice

Our Practice serves some 10,000 patients, mostly in the Dyce/Newmachar area but also extending into rural communities. With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

NEW! Vacancies 2020

New Dyce is now recruiting!  We are currently seeking the undernoted disciplines to join our busy team:

  • a salaried GP
  • part-time receptionist/telephonist

Please go to the careers link at the bottom of the page or click here for more information and details of how to apply.

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