Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Duns Medical Group, The Knoll, Station Road, Duns, TD11 3ELTel: 01361 885040
On 7th March 2017, a national campaign will launch to introduce SPIRE to the public and explain what it means for Patients. NHS Scotland is improving the way it uses information from GP patient records. Please see the SPIRE page for more information and links to the SPIRE website.
The shingles vaccination programme for 2016/17 has recently been announced. The programme is principally aimed at
If you were previously eligible and did not take up the offer of vaccination, you can still be vaccinated. This includes people aged 71 - 73 (inclusive) and those aged 79. People aged 74 & 75 years will be vaccinated in future programmes.
New NHS 24 Number
111, the NEW, free number for NHS 24.
Evenings and Weekends
Out of hours medical care is organised by NHS Borders. If you require urgent medical advice or attention out of hours (between 6.00 pm and 8.00 am Monday to Friday and 6.00 pm Friday to 8.00 am Monday) please telephone NHS 24 on 111.
We would ask that you check the results of any blood tests by ringing the surgery between 2.00 and 4.00 pm. Most blood and urine results take one week to come back and be interpreted by the doctor. Some blood tests results may take up to four weeks if they involve more complicated analysis. If you need to book a test, please phone (01361) 883373.
Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.
MB,ChB,DCCH (Qualified Edinburgh 1985, MRCGP Examination passed 1989) Dr. McCann lives in Duns with his wife, a nursing sister, and family. He has been a full-time GP here for 29 years, and has a particular interest in family and preventative medicine, heart disease, children’s and men’s health. He has overall responsibility for prescribing issues within the practice and ensures that this is done safely and effectively according to current guidelines. In his spare time he is a keen tennis player and plays flute and saxophone in several orchestras and groups in the Borders.
MA, BM,BCh, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH (Qualified Oxford 1987) Dr. Moralee has more than 20 years’ experience in general practice. She and her husband, a surgeon at Borders General Hospital, have lived in the Borders since 2000. Her interests are women’s and children’s health, diabetes and general medicine. She has overall responsibility for the care of our many diabetic patients, and co-ordinates the management of patients with chronic diseases such as stroke, asthma and high blood pressure to ensure the highest standards of modern care. She is keen on keeping fit, likes to ski, and also a musician who plays flute and piano.
MB, ChB, MFSEM(UK) DipCAH (Qualified Glasgow 1988), has over 25 years' experience working as a GP in the Borders. She became a formal partner in May 2016 after many years working as a regular locum in the practice. She has also previously spent 6 months working as a GP in New Zealand, experiencing how medicine works on the other side of the world. She has a particular interest and qualification in Sports and Exercise Medicine. She has also recently obtained a Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnotherapy and is hoping to set up a small private practice locally.
Dr Williams is our regular locum and works in the practice on Mondays and Thursdays.
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