Welcome To
The Bydand Medical Group

Huntly Health Centre

Bleachfield Street

Huntly

AB54 8EX

 

Tel: 01466 792116
Fax: 01466 794699

IMPORTANT NOTICE

We will be closed afternoon of 14th May, 11th June and 11th July

About Bydand Medical Group

Welcome to the Bydand Medical Group. This website has been created to give you information about the services available and to help you make the best use of them. Our aim is to provide a first class medical service. We are always keen to improve our facilities and would welcome your ideas. If you have any suggestions please contact our practice manager, Ms Jackie Elvidge, or use the suggestion box in the waiting room.

This website has been designed to tell you about the practice and the services that we offer. Please read it carefully.

We trust that you will find it helpful and informative.

Patient satisfaction questionnaire results

Doctors

Dr Eileen E Cosgrove, Dr David A H Easton, Dr Gordon Carter
Dr Barry Watt, Dr Linda Silcocks, Dr Shaughna McLuckie and Dr Julie Herald

Do We Have Your Correct Contact Phone Number?

Have you moved or changed your phone number recently?  
If so, please make sure you notify the receptionist so we can update your records.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm

Enquiries 01466 792116 (24 hour number)
Appointments 01466 765001
Prescriptions 01466 765000
Fax 01466 794699

Practice News & Notices

FY2 Doctor -

Following recent modernisation of the training and career structure of doctors in the NHS, the first two years after qualifying as doctors are now known as Foundation Year 1 (FY1) and Foundation Year 2 (FY2). One of the changes introduced as part of this modernisation is the idea that as many doctors as possible should experience a period of time in general practice regardless of their eventual chosen career in medicine. We in general practice support this wholeheartedly and are convinced that, regardless of the specialty they eventually choose, all doctors will benefit from an insight into the workings of general practice. Therefore, our practice will accommodate FY2 doctors for periods of four months as part of their training. They work closely with us and are under supervision throughout their time with us. We are sure that this arrangement will benefit patient care in the future.

Bydand Medical Group will be closed for:-

Public Holidays on the following dates:

Monday 21st April 2014

Monday 5th May 2014

Monday 7th July 2014

Monday 22nd September 2014

Thursday 25th December 2014

Friday 26th December 2014

Thursday 1st January 2015

Friday 2nd January 2015


Protected Learning Time – is a Grampian wide scheme to enable the Doctors and their staff to undergo essential training on a regular and structured basis. To take part in this the Health Centre will close from 1.30pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Wednesday 25th June 2014

Wednesday 10th September 2014

Wednesday 12th November 2014

Wednesday 11th February 2015

Wednesday 11th March 2015


GMED are providing medical cover for emergency cases while the Health Centre is closed. They can be accessed through NHS 24 on telephone number 111

 

Evening appointments are now available on a Monday, although they are available to everyone they are aimed at people who are unable to attend during the day due to work or caring commitments.



Ultrasound Scanning  -  Dr Watt is now offering a limited Ultrasound Scanning Service at Jubilee Hospital for basic abdominal, pelvic and testicular scans there are 2 Clinics per week at present.

Text Messaging  As a Practice we are looking at the possibility of contacting patients by text message to remind you about appointments.

Would you be interested in being contacted in this way?  If so, please give our reception staff an up to date mobile number for you.

NHS Dentists

Huntly Dental Practice, Duke Street, Huntly - Telephone Number 01466 792787

Deveron Dental Practice, Ogilvie Avenue, Huntly - Telephone Number 01466 794089 www.deverondentalcentre.com This Practice will open on Monday 26th April 2010

To register with NHS Dentist  -  Telephone 08454 565990

Largue Chemistwww.largueonline.co.uk

Diabetes UK Scotland Careline  -  0845 1202960 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm  -  E-Mail carelinescotland@diabetes.org.uk

No Smoking Day  -  No smoking day takes place on the second Wednesday in March every year for more information please go to www.nosmokingday.org.uk  www.clearingtheairscotland.com  www.nhsgrampian.org   www.ashscotland.org.uk   www.canstopsmoking.com

Other useful websites are:-

British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk/

Chest Heart & Stroke www.chss.org.uk/

Bowel Screen Programme www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk

 



The Notice Board was last updated on Monday 14th April 2014.

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