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Closed for training Friday 7 December 12-3pm

We are closed for staff training on Friday 7 December from 12 - 3pm. In case of emergency please phone 01224 492828. Apologies for any inconvenience

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Seasonal flu vaccinations are now available.

If you are aged 65 or over please contact the practice to book an appointment.

If you are aged 18 - 64 and have a chronic health condition, please contact the practice to see if you are eligible for a free flu vaccination.

More information about the seasonal flu vaccine is available here.

Shingles Vaccination

People aged 70 - 79 on 1 September 2018 are eligible for the shingles vaccine.

The shingles vaccine is not available on the NHS to anyone aged 80 and over because it seems to be less effective in this age group.

You can have the shingles vaccination at any time of year, though many people will find it convenient to have it at the same time as their annual flu vaccination.

Rosemount Medical Group

GP services will continue as normal at Rosemount Medical Group until 31 January 2019. Patients don't need to register with a different practice.

The advice from Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership is that this could cause difficulties at other practices.

The Health and Social Care Partnership will be working over the next few months to ensure that patients of Rosemount Medical Group will have a GP from 1 February 2019 as near to their home as possible.

Patients do not need to do anything at this time.

Text reminders

The practice sends SMS text reminders to patients to remind them of their GP or nurse appointment.  In order to receive these we ask that you complete a consent form and provide your up to date mobile phone number.  Please ask at reception for a form or click here and hand the form to reception on your next visit. 

Vision Online Services

We now offer an online service for our patients so you can book routine GP appointments and order your repeat medication at your convenience.  Click here for the form.  Please complete the form, print it off and return it to the practice in person.  You will also need to bring proof of your ID, for example photo ID or your passport.

Home Visits

Please call before 10.00am if you are unable to attend the surgery and require a doctor to visit you at home.

Appointment Cancellation line

We have a new dedicated appointment cancellation line for use when the practice is closed.  If you no longer need your appointment and do not wish to book another one, please call 01224 283934 and leave your name, date of birth, address and details of the appointment you wish to cancel.  Please do not leave any other message on this number.

Healthy Hoose

See information under "appointments"

Smoke Free

All NHS buildings and ground are now smoke free.  See separate page under "Policies" for more information.

New NHS24 phone number

If you require advice when the practice is closed please call NHS 24 on the free number 111

Dental Practice

Marquis Road Dental Practice has now opened and is housed in the new Woodside Fountain Health Centre.  For more information about how to register please click here

 

Self Referral

Self referral forms for Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and the Continence Clinic can be found on the Self Care page.  You can also complete an application form for a Community Alarm.  Please download to complete and send to address on the form.

 

MMR - (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)

The number of young people catching measles across the UK is rising.  This is mainly due to a group of young people, now aged 10-17, who were not immunised when they were younger due to concerns about vaccine safety at that time.

Measles is highly infectious and can be a dangerous illness.  A cough or a sneeze can spread the measles virus over a wide area.  Measles spreads easily in schools and other places where young people gather together.

It is important that all young people have had two doses of the measles, mumps and rubells (MMR) vaccine to fully protect them against measles, mumps and rubella.  It is never too late to be immunised.

NHSScotland is writing to all 10-17 year olds who may not be fully protected against mealses, mumps and rubella.  Young people who have not been immunised fully will be invited for immunisation over the coming weeks to make sure that they are protected.

Currently, young people aged 10-17 are the group most at risk of being infected by the measles virus and passing it to others.

For more information please call NHS inform helpline on 0800 22 44 88 or visit www.immunisescotland.com/mmrcatch-up

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