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Welcome to The Ferguson Medical Centre

The Ferguson Medical Centre opened in September 1992. It was purpose-built to provide a pleasant & efficient environment in which to promote good health. The building is named after Dr Charles Ferguson who provided medical care in this area from 1932 to 1975. Dr Ferguson died in December 1991; just 2 weeks after the foundations of the new building were begun.

PRESCRIPTION DELIVERY DURING SELF ISOLATION

 

 

The Community car scheme is making arrangements to deliver prescriptions to patients in the Lochcarron Area,

for those patients over 70 years of age who are self- isolating and social distancing.

 

This service is due to start week beginning Monday 30th March 2020 and deliveries shall be once a week, to the various areas which the Lochcarron Surgery covers.

 

 

Date

Passenger

Tel No:

Pick up from:

Drive to:

Pick up time

One Way / Return

Driver

30-Mar

Prescription Medicines

 

Lochcarron Medical Practice

Strathcarron / Achnashellach

10:00

 

Val Hodgkinson

31-Mar

Prescription Medicines

 

Lochcarron Medical Practice

Church Street to Ardaneaskan

10:00

 

Dee Gilks

1-Apr

Prescription Medicines

 

Lochcarron Medical Practice

Main Street to

Kielburn Crescent

10:00

 

Dee Gilks

2-Apr

Prescription Medicines

 

Lochcarron Medical Practice

Kirkton / Sage Terrace

10:00

 

Dee Gilks

3-Apr

Prescription Medicines

 

Lochcarron Medical Practice

Kishorn

10:00

 

Lucy Kerr

 

 

 

When ordering your prescription, please let the surgery know if you would like your prescription delivered in this way. Permission is required before we can give your prescription to the car scheme volunteer.

 

 

You will have to give extra notice for your prescription, bearing in mind the day your area is covered.. This service is only for use for patients over 70 years and if you are self-isolating or social distancing.

 

 

The situation is changing on a daily basis and we shall do our best to keep you informed as quickly as we can.

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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

In line with all of NHS Highland the Practice will be closed on  Monday 3rd August 2020, Friday 16th October 2020, Friday 25th December 2020, Monday 28th December 2020, Friday 1st January 2021 and Monday 4th January 2021. Anyone requiring urgent medical attention on these days should contact NHS24 on 111.

Shingles Vaccination Programme

For further information about the National Shingles Vaccination Programme please go to www.shinglesaware.co.uk

 

Are you eligible for a pneumococcal vaccine?

 

Pneumococcal Vaccine is offered to all babies as part of the childhood immunisation programme and to  those  who are over 65 or in an at risk group. This includes those who are diabetic on medication, have chronic kidney disease or respiratory disease or who are immunosuppressed. For most people this vaccination is given once. For further information please go to http://www.patient.co.uk/pdf/540.pdf

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