Welcome to Ardoch Medical Practice
With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Seeing the right Person at the Right Time - You May Not Need to see the GP
There are many situations where you may not require a face to face appointment with the doctor. Please consider the services below before making an appointment.
We have two Practice nurses who can see you for many things including exacerbation of asthma, copd, diabetes, contraception.
For common ailments your community pharmacist can give you advice and can give you medicine on the Minor Ailments scheme without you having to pay for it.
Over 60's, children and patients in receipt of certain benefits can receive advice and free treatment from the pharmacy for complaints such as acne, athlete's foot, backache, cold sores, constipation, cough, diarrohea, earache, eczema, allergies, piles, hayfever, head lice, indigestion, mouth ulcers, nasal congestion, pain, period pain, thrush, sore throats, threadworms, warts and verrucae.
An optometrist is the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions. They have the professional training and necessary equipment to assess most eye problems.
Joint, Muscle or Back Pain
You can phone 0800 917 9390 or visit www.nhsinform.co.uk/msk for joint, muscle or back problems to be given advice or be referred to the physiotherapist without attending your GP.
For sexual health and contraception advice call 03003030251. Emergency contraception is available at most community pharmacies.
Pharmacists can offer advice on stopping smoking or you can refer yourself for smoking cessation 01355 585502.
For advice and counselling about the management of stress call 08458725132
For self referral for minor musculoskeletal problems call 0800 6040001
For advice about financial problems call 03031231008
(Site updated 24/04/2017)