News

Keeping you up-to-date with practice news and health information.

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  • updated 23 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice & information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including action being taken by the practice and links to external information sources.

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We are currently looking for an experienced Receptionist/Admin Assistant to join our busy team at Perth & Scone Medical Group. The post will be for 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Applications close on Friday 31 July 2020.

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Near Me website
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  • 29 April 2020

Video Consultations

We have recently introduced Video Consultations at the practice utilising the accredited Near Me (Attend Anywhere) software. This is a fully secure system which is used very widely by secondary care services within NHS Tayside and in other health board areas and using it allows clinical staff to communicate with their patients without the need for them to attend a medical establishment in person to do so.

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RCPCH Advice Poster
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  • 14 April 2020

Advice for Parents: Your Child and Coronavirus

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has released guidance on coronavirus in children, and a reminder that we are open for non-coronavirus related issues, and are dealing with most things on the telephone. Please call if you need us.

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  • Practice news
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  • 4 February 2020

Job Vacancy: GP Partner

Due to a redistribution of existing GP sessions and a recent significant rise in list size, we are looking to expand our Practice Healthcare Team. As part of this expansion, we are currently seeking to appoint an additional GP Partner to join our well organised and forward thinking team.

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  • Practice news
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  • 10 January 2020

Job Vacancy: Part-Time Office Manager

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Part-Time Office Manager to join our dynamic and forward thinking practice team at Perth & Scone Medical Group. The post will be for 25 hours per week.

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Photograph of meeting representatives of the Hub Community Cafe
  • Practice news
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  • 31 July 2019

The Hub Community Cafe in Scone

The Practice would like to thank The Hub Community Cafe in Scone for their extremely kind donation of £400 to buy some equipment for Scone Surgery.

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  • Practice news
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  • 5 October 2019

Forthcoming Closure - Monday 7 October

Taymount and Scone surgeries will be closed on Monday 7 October in line with the public holidays for GP practices across Tayside. We will be open as usual from 8am on Tuesday 8 October.

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  • Practice news
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  • 2 October 2019

Winter Vaccinations

The practice has now commenced our Winter Vaccination Programme and a number of clinics have been organised during the month of October. These clinics are available for the administration of flu vaccination as well as pneumococcal and shingles vaccinations, where appropriate.

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  • Practice news
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  • 29 August 2019

Do you need to talk?

Most of us do need to talk, especially during the difficult moments. Sometimes it's just helpful to share a story, or get something off your chest. The Listening Service is here for you.

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  • Practice news
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  • 23 August 2019

Bridge of Earn Surgery Closure

The doctors and staff at Perth & Scone Medical Group are aware of the plan to close Bridge of Earn Surgery on Friday 30 August 2019. We are also aware of the plan to transfer the care of patients currently registered there to other neighbouring practices from Monday 2 September, with the vast majority of these patients being transferred to Perth City practices, including our own. Find out more about the arrangements.

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  • Practice news
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  • 23 August 2019

Mental Health & Wellbeing Nurse

Your Mental Health & Wellbeing needs attention, just like your Physical Health & Wellbeing. Whether it’s relationship or money worries, caring for someone or do you just need someone to talk to? You can ask to see Sarah. Sarah is a Registered Mental Health Nurse in the surgery.

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Appointments
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  • 31 July 2019

Appointments and how they work

Our appointments and how they work... pre-bookable, same day, emergency slots and telephone appointments are all available at Perth & Scone Medical Group.

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  • Practice news
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  • 18 July 2019

General Practice Nurse (Training Post)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the practice for a 20 hours per week training position in General Practice Nursing. The position is open to Newly Qualified Nurses who qualified within the last 2 years, and the closing date is Friday 16 August 2019.

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  • Practice news
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  • 10 July 2019

Forthcoming Closure - Monday 22 July

Taymount and Scone surgeries will be closed on Monday 22 July in line with the public holidays for GP practices across Tayside. We will be open as usual from 8am on Tuesday 23 July.

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Physiotherapy at Taymount
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  • 30 April 2019

Physiotherapy at Taymount

Did you know that you can now book directly with a Physiotherapist in the practice without the need to see a GP beforehand? If you are over 16 & have a muscular or joint problem, phone reception for an appointment at Taymount Surgery on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays each week.

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  • Health campaign
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  • 9 April 2019

'Count 14' Campaign: How does your drinking add up?

Count 14

With guidelines stating that men and women should drink no more than 14 units of alcohol a week to reduce the risk of harm, the 'Count 14' campaign has been developed to demonstrate what 14 units actually means in terms of alcoholic drinks.

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  • Practice news
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  • 4 April 2019

Public Holidays - 8 & 22 April

Please note both Taymount and Scone surgeries will be closed on Monday 8 and Monday 22 April 2019, in line with GP practices across Tayside.

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  • Practice news
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  • 11 March 2019

Long Term Repeat Prescriptions

GP practices have a new system for patients receiving long term repeat medication, meaning you do not need to place an order for repeat prescriptions with the practice... saving you and us time.

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  • Health campaign
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  • 15 February 2019

Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical Screening Poster

Don't ignore your next smear invite. And, if you missed your last smear test, contact the practice to find a time that suits you.

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  • National campaign
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  • 29 January 2019

Not Sure Who to Contact? We'll Keep You Right!

The We'll Keep You Right poster

Whatever your health concern, NHS services are here to help you get the right care, at the right time. The 'We'll keep you right' website highlights the range of services available, and where to go if you are not sure which service to access.

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Pharmacy First
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  • 3 January 2019

Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First allows patients to access FREE advice and/or treatment for uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection in women and Impetigo.

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