Tam's Brig Surgery, 107 New Road, Ayr, KA8 8DDTel: 01292 262697
The NHS Telephone Number has changed to 111.
Cancelling your Appointment If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone.
By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.
Please be aware that we now offer apppointments outside of normal consulting times.
These appointments must be booked in advance and are for patients who cannot attend the Practice during normal consulting times. These are available on all weekday mornings, from 0800 - 0930. Please ask at reception for more details.
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Routine recall 3 years.
Please note that each year the Health Board carries out a list cleansing to remove patients that have left the practice.
If you receive a letter from the Health Authority, please make sure that you take the time to respond to their letter.
In the event that no action is taken, you may be removed from our Practice List.
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M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.G.P., D.R.C.O.G. Qualified Aberdeen 1983 (Partner)
M.B.ChB.(Hons) M.R.C.G.P. BSc (Med Sci) Hons Qualified Glasgow 2007, (Partner)
M.B.ChB, M.R.C.G.P. D.R.C.O.G. DFSRH DCH Qualified Dundee 2005, (Partner)
MB ChB MRCGP (partner)
GPwSI - Works at the practice as well as in a Hospital environment.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, a highly qualified Nurse who is able to see all patients over the age of 16 and able to prescribe for patients.
Qualifications:- RGN, BSc (Hons) Specialist Practitioner, COPD Dip, MSc Dip advanced Practice.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, a highly qualified Nurse who is able to see all paediatric patients and a variety of adult patients presenting with acute problems and is able to prescribe for these patient groups.
Qualifications:- RSCN, MSc Maternal and Child Health (Advanced Paediatric Practice)
Ms McClymont is a qualified Community Mental Health Nurse who sees our patients at the surgery and will sign post them to the service they require. Ms McClymont currently works in the practice every Thursday.
Our three practice nurses undertake specialist clinics for patients with stable, chronic conditions and also do cervical smears, stitch removal, dressings, ear syringing, ECGs, a range of clinics and well person checks. They occasionally take blood samples and blood pressures, although these are normally done by the Health Care Assistants.
RGN Travel Vaccine Dip., Diabetic Dip., F.P.Cert.
RGN, Asthma Dip., F.P. Cert., Epilepsy Cert.
RGN, Bsc (Hons), Cardiovascular Disease Dip, Diabetes Dip, Fiona is our Practice Staff Nurse
Mr Scarisbrick is a senior Physiotherapist and is the first point of contact for all patients who have a Muscular Skeletal problem. You can self refer to him if you wish by asking our receptionist for an appointment. He currently works at the practice every Monday.
Health Care Assistant
LCGI, MIHM, is our Practice Development Manager
Rona is head of administration and will answer your queries in absence of Mr Kevin Wood
The District Nurses can be reached on Tel. 01292 513874 between 8.30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
On Saturday and Sunday there is a restricted service Evening service (5p.m. - 10p.m.): Telephone 01292 885537
Overnight service (10p.m. - 8a.m.): Telephone 01563 574802
Hospice Nurse (Only Contactable via the Ayrshire Hospice Telephone Number 01292 269 200)
With a consulting room at the surgery, the health visitors are an integral part of the team, dealing with a wide range of health problems, developmental screening of pre-school children, child health surveillance, immunisations, mothercraft and visiting new mothers.
Health visitors can be seen by appointment at the surgery or contacted at 01292 886917 (Ruth Haining).
Health Visitors work both as part of the Primary Health Care Team where they take part in a number of clinics and as part of a wider team to promote healthy living within the whole community.
They are attached to the GP surgery and work alongside practice staff but link with many other services and groups in the area. If they are unable to help you themselves, they can usually direct you to an agency that can.
Cassandra is a Community Link Worker and can help with signposting to other services such as benefit, and befriending services for our patients. If you wish you can self refer to see her by talking to our Receptionist
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