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MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST

 

The Practice is looking to recruit a medical receptionist to work as member of the Practice reception team.  Hours available are up to 34 hours

 

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a busy established reception team.  Experience of working in a health setting would be beneficial.

 

Details of the Practice can be found on our website www.elginhealthcentre.co.uk.

 

An application form can be downloaded from our Practice website.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Practice by posting in the letter box outside Elgin Health Centre or completed application forms can be emailed for the attention of Practice Manager to gram.rothesadministrator@nhs.scot and marked for the attention of the Practice Manager.

 

If you require any further information then you can email these to gram.rothesadministrator@nhs.scot or phone the main Practice number 0345 337 0610 and ask to speak to the Practice Manager.

 

Closing date Friday 12 November 2021

eConsult opening times

As outlined in the recent 'Message from the Practice' (available in 'Latest News') we are currently working to improve our use of triage.  Part of this involves a reduction of the hours the eConsult service will be available.  The service will now be available between 8 and 11am Monday to Friday.  Patients should use this as their first point of contact for routine medical conditions or administrative requests.  As always more urgent matters will be dealt with on the day by the duty team.  The Practice is also developing new Triage streams that should improve access for all patients and we will keep you informed of developments here. 

FLU and COVID-19 booster IMMUNISATIONS

As you are aware the practice will again not be carrying out you flu immunisations this year. Please do not call the practice to make flu appointments

Flu Call Centre –  0345 337 9899,    Email – Gram.flu-info@nhs.scot

In 2017, the Scottish Government and the Scottish General Practitioners Committee (SGPC) agreed vaccinations would move away from a model based on GP delivery to one based on NHS Board delivery through dedicated teams.

There followed the significant work around the COVID-19 vaccination program that is ongoing.

Clinics will again be set up in a number of locations across Grampian within secondary schools and community spaces such as sports halls, churches and any other large venues that can allow for social distancing. Measures will be put in place to ensure health and safety is priority.”

The www.nhsinform.scot website will have information about eligible groups for both Flu and COVID-19 boosters when this information is released.

Urine Infection

Treatment of Urinary tract infections

Females (between ages 16-65) with suspected urine infection

The Practice has rolled out new guidelines for the treatment of Urinary tract infections (UTI)  

Reception staff will ask a series of questions that should triage you into the appropriate pathway. This may mean you are directed to a local pharmacy.

You can download and fill in this simple form below. If required it can be handed into the practice .

UTI symptoms guidance.docx

Local pharmacies that treat Urine Infections:

Bishopmill Pharmacy

20 North Street
Bishopmill
Elgin
IV30 4EF
Hopeman Pharmacy Ltd
26 Harbour Street
Hopeman
 IV30 5RU
Lloyds Pharmacy 
175-177 High Street
Elgin
IV30 1DW
Boots The Chemist Ltd
110-112 High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BW
Lloyds Pharmacy
48 High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BU
Boots The Chemist Ltd
2 Springfield Retail Park
Edgar Road
Elgin
IV30 6WQ
Your Local Boots Pharmacy
The Glassgreen Centre
2 Thornhill Road
Elgin
IV30 6GQ
Lhanbryde Pharmacy
32 St Andrews Road
Lhanbryde
IV30 8NZ
Lloyds Pharmacy 5.0 miles away
23a Clifton Road
Lossiemouth
IV31 6DJ
John Ross (Chemists) Ltd
34 Queen Street
Lossiemouth
IV31 6PJ
Rothes Pharmacy 9.4 miles away
26-28 High Street
Rothes
AB38 7AU


 
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