If attending the surgery, please wear a face mask or covering such as a scarf. Thank you.
COVID VACCINATION PROGRAMME – AIRD PRACTICE, BEAULY
Patients who are registered with the following GP Practice:
· Aird Medical Practice, Ferry Road, Beauly
and who are in the age groups below:
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advises the order of priority for the corona virus vaccination:
· Group 7. all those 60 years of age and over
· Group 8. all those 55 years of age and over
· Group 9. all those 50 years of age and over
Will be invited to attend for their COVID vaccination at:
The Mobile Vaccination Unit,
Braeview Car Park, Beauly, IV4 7EH
Eligible patients in JCVI Groups 7, 8 and 9 registered with this practice will receive a letter with their scheduled appointment in due course. Clinics are currently being planned with proposed clinic dates between the 6th and 8th April, 2021.
Please do not call your surgery to enquire about timescales for these appointments, as your surgery will not have this information. Contact details for any queries will be included in your appointment letter.
Further updates on immunisation for those in JCVI Group 10 (16 – 49 age group) will be available in due course.
For more information about the Coronavirus Vaccine, please visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine
Whilst we appreciate all people are doing to help the NHS during this time, it’s vital those with non-coronavirus health concerns still seek help as they would have before the outbreak.
The NHS is here for you, so don’t ignore the warning signs. You are not being a burden, you are looking after yourself and our NHS by doing so.
If you notice a deterioration in your health or someone in your household, call your GP in normal hours, 111 out of hours, or in an emergency dial 999.
Your community pharmacy and your GP are open, please contact them for advice or with concerns.
If you are concerned about a potential sign or symptom of cancer contact your GP practice to get checked.
If you or your child has an immunisation appointment, make sure you attend, or reschedule if you’re showing symptoms of COVID-19.
If you have a regular appointment for a chronic condition such as asthma or diabetes you should contact your GP and they will advise you. If your hospital appointment has not be cancelled you should still attend.
COVID-19 patients and those displaying symptoms are treated separately.
For further information visit www.nhsinform.scot
- Don’t delay in getting potential cancer signs and symptoms checked during COVID-19 your GP practice is still here for you.
- It’s probably nothing serious, but it’s best to get checked, as the earlier cancer is found the easier it is to treat.
- Information on the common signs and symptoms of cancer can be found at getcheckedearly.org.
- NHS screening services for breast, bowel and cervical cancer have been paused during COVID-19 but if you’ve noticed symptoms and are concerned, your GP practice is open and ready to help. Getting checked early is one of the main reasons why more people are surviving cancer.
- For further information visit www.getcheckedearly.org
- Immunisations for pregnant women and young children are continuing during this time, as they are an important part of helping protect against serious, preventable diseases.
- The NHS is still here for you - don’t miss your appointment, or call to rearrange if you or your child are showing signs of COVID-19.
- Find information at www.nhsinform.scot/immunisation.
Fast deteriorating conditions
- If you or anyone in your household notices a rapid deterioration in their health, seek help immediately.
- Don’t ignore the early warning signs of serious conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, severe asthma, or diabetic collapse.
- The NHS is still here for you. Call 999 for an emergency or your GP in normal hours and 111 for out of hours support.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25th May 2018 : click on Practice Policies for more information.
Ladies between the age of 16-64 can attend Boots Pharmacy in Beauly if they feel they have a urine infection and can be treated by the pharmacist.