Woodside Medical Group Woodside Fountain Health Centre Great Northern Road Aberdeen, AB24 2ASTel: 01224 492828
Extended hours are offered on Friday mornings between 07:00 - 08:00 and on occasional Saturday mornings, however you will not be able to contact the practice during this time.
Similar to other practices in Aberdeen, we participate in Protected Learning Time sessions that address the ongoing development of doctors, nurses and administrative staff. This means that we will be closed for a a few hours on some Friday afternoons but these will be advertised in advance. There are approximately six of these Protected Learning Time sessions per year. As with any closure of the practice, an answering machine will give an emergency contact number.
In addition to providing 24 hour advice, NHS 24, along with GMED (Grampian Medical Emergency Department) provides emergency cover during the hours of 18:00 and 08:00 when the practice is closed, throughout the weekend and public holidays. If you need medical assistance between these hours, telephone NHS 24 on 111 (if you have any difficulties contacting NHS 24, please dial 100 for the operator).
A receptionist from NHS 24 will answer your call and either:
Transport to and from the centre may be available if you cannot arrange this yourself. Out of hours cover is the responsibility of the local Health Board. Further advice and information can also be obtained from NHS 24, whom you can contact direct on 111 or by visiting www.nhs24.com In a genuine emergency you should call 999.
The practice will be closed on the following Public Holidays:
Monday 22 April 2019
Monday 6 May 2019
Monday 8 July 2019
Monday 23 September 2019
Wednesday 25 December 2019
Thursday 26 December 2019
Know Who To Turn To
When someone is ill or injured it is important that they go to the right service to ensure they get the right advice, treatment and support for a speedier recovery.
NHS Grampian's Know Who To Turn To information booklet and website gives practical advice on which service to contact to get help with illness and injury.
Visit www.know-who-to-turn-to.com or download the information booklet here.
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