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Practice updates

Cost of living concerns

We are aware that many of you will be concerned about rising energy prices.

We also know that there can be health consequences from living in a cold home.

There is a lot of help and advice available locally. Here are links to some of the available resources:

Welfare rights: 01382 431188

Community Care Grant and Crisis Grant Team - 01382 431188 (Option 1)

DEEAP Dundee Energy Efficiency Project – 01382 431188 (Option 3)

Proposed Changes to Services We Provide

Please visit the Practice Services section on this website for information regarding our proposed changes to the services we provide you.

Thank you

Sad News

Dr Thomson has left the practice due to ill health. She will be sadly missed by all of us at Family Medical Group.

Increased Rates of Gonorrhoea in Tayside

• Only 50% of women show symptoms (cervical infection)

• 90% of men will typically show symptoms from a urethral (penile) infection.

• Most common symptoms include pain or burning when you pee and urethral discharge for men, and unusual discharge and bleeding after sex for women.

If you have any symptoms you should contact the Sexual Health

Clinic to make an appointment. Call, 01382 425542 between 9am and 12pm, Monday to Friday to book an

appointment. You will be triaged via a phone call first.

Practice Email Address

The Practice Email address has been set up for specific purposes. For example if you are asked to send in a photo of your skin condition.

Any medical queries or prescription requests emailed in will not be processed.

Douglas Medical Centre Phone Number

We are changing telephone provider.

Patients registered with Douglas medical centre can now access the surgery by dialling 01382 459519.

Douglas Medical Centre is not closing, we are just tightening up procedures for how our patients can contact us.

You will be able to contact us on one number 01382 459519 whichever site you are registered with.

Repeat Prescriptions

Because of the volume of prescriptions we currently process, it may take up to 4 days for a prescription request to be completed.

Prescriptions can be ordered by handing in your paper repeat order form, via the telephone by calling 459519 and selecting option 2 - just leave a message, or by registering for our online prescription ordering service. Pick up a registration form from the surgery.

COVID Vaccination Enquiries

Patient enquiries regarding COVID vaccinations or boosters

If you have a query regarding COVID vaccinations or boosters please either call 01382 423108 or email

How to apply for a COVID vaccination status document

Please do not contact the surgery for proof of COVID vaccination. Please see below for details of how to apply for documentation.

· You can access your Covid-19 Vaccine Status online, by logging on to

· Or you can call 0808 196 8565.

· Only request a vaccination record if it is absolutely required and you are due to travel abroad in the next 21 days

Data Opt Out

NHS Medical Records Consent Opt Out

We have received enquiries regarding news reports that patients must contact their surgery in order to opt out of NHS data sharing. This concerns the NHS England app and is not anything to do with NHS Scotland. Please click the link below for more details.

Dundee Community Care and Treatment Centre

Changes to some services provided by the GP Practice

Some services previously carried out in the GP surgery will now be carried out at Dundee Care and Treatment Centres. The services concerned are - blood tests, blood pressure measuring, pulse rate, urinalysis, height and/or weight measurement, wound care and certain injections.

The locations for these Care and Treatment Centres are Broughty Ferry Health Centre, Hillbank Health Centre, Lochee Health Centre, Maryfield Medical Centre, Wallacetown Health Centre, Westgate Health Centre, Whitfield Health Centre and for wound care at weekends only a clinic will be held at Roxburgh House Day Patient Area.

If you are required to have any of the above services, you will be given a number to call to make an appointment at the site which carries out your specific procedure.