Brechin Health CentreInfirmary StreetBrechin, DD9 7ANTel: 01356 624411
We are short of appointments for the next two weeks and can only offer appointments for acute conditions. If you have an issue which is routine or you are looking for a follow up appointment you may be asked to contact us later in the month. There will also be days when we are only able to see medical emergencies, please work with us to ensure any patients who need to be seen are able to do so. The lines are very busy at 8am and we ask that you only phone between 8am and 9am if you have a medical emergency which needs to be seen that day. We may be able to offer an appointment with another HCP (health care professional) who can assist you so please do not be offended if a receptionist asks for some details of your illness.
Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners who can deal with many of the problems you may at one time have seen a GP about. They are highly qualified nurses and can assess and examine patients, make a diagnosis, prescribe treatment and discharge. They work closely with other members of the practice team to provide you with the optimum care.
Our Practice Nurses who provide a comprehensive range of services including:
The physiotherapy-led MSK clinic which runs four mornings per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings). Patients can be assessed by advanced physiotherapy practitioners who will provide a short physiotherapy assessment and advice session with appropriate onward management. Conditions seen include any musculoskeletal problem e.g. neck or back pain, joint or muscular pain, sporting injuries, whiplash etc.
A pharmacy team which supports the practice and will be available all week from 9am until 5pm should you have any medicines-related enquiries.
District nurses and health visitors who are based within the practice and provide all the normal range of services that they usually deliver. District nurses support the care of housebound patients and those with complex healthcare needs. Health visitors support care of babies and children.
BRECHIN HEALTH CENTRE FLU VACCINE CLINICS
SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER 2019
A – J - 8.30am – 12.30pm
SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 2019
K - Z - 8.30am – 12.30pm
No appointment is necessary, vaccinations will be given in order of arrival.
Please contact the surgery if you are unsure if you are eligible to receive a vaccine.
Please make every effort to attend on the specified dates as any further opportunity will be limited.
The following services are provided; you may be asked to sign a separate contract for these:
We also hold contracts with NHS Tayside for the following:
We have ready access to a range of facilities including:
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Minor Injury and Illness Unit (MIIU)
The MIIU at Brechin Infirmary is now closed. Nearest MIIU is Montrose Infirmary , Whitehills Hospital, Forfar or Arbroath Infirmary.
If you require any vaccinations related to foreign travel please contact the MASTA (Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad) clinic on 01241 878645. Costs for all vaccinations and travel related health products are available online at: www.masta.com .
MASTA Travel clinics provide travel health advice, vaccinations and anti-malarials for the public travelling abroad.
It is advisable to contact MASTA at least 6 weeks before you intend to travel.
MASTA Travel Clinic
Abbey Health Centre
East Abbey Street
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