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Kingswells Medical PracticeKingswood DriveKingswellsAberdeen, AB15 8TBTel: 01224 745800
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MBChB, BSc Med Sci, MRCGP, DFFP.
You may book an appointment with the Practice Nurses for such services as cervical smears, dressing of wounds, ear syringing, removal of sutures, routine blood pressure checks, dietary advice, smoking cessation advice and travel immunisation. As well as giving routine nursing care, the nurses work closely with the doctors in providing Asthma, Diabetes, Chronic Heart Disease and Hypertension care. When making an appointment with the nurse it is helpful if you indicate to the receptionist what the appointment is for, as a longer appointment is given for some procedures. Should you require advice from the Practice Nurses please contact them on the surgery number of 01224 745800. The receptionist will put your call through if possible or will arrange a suitable time for your call to be taken. Our Healthcare Assistant, Mrs Wendy Fox, on referral by a GP, provides phlebotomy, New Patient checks, BP checks and ECG’s.
Our receptionists are there to help you with making appointments, taking requests for house calls, arranging repeat prescriptions, and performing other administrative tasks to assist in the smooth running of the practice. In order to deal efficiently with your request they may have to ask you appropriate questions to be able to pass full details to the doctor, we appreciate your assistance in this. Our secretaries deal with the practice’s administrative and secretarial work .
Practice Pharmacists assist the GPs with prescribing issues, often undertakes medication reviews and assists in chronic disease management. On occasion you may be contacted by our Practice Pharmacist to ensure that you are on the most effective combination of medications for your condition. The Practice Pharmacist also participates in research projects.
The Community Midwives run regular clinics at the Practice. Please contact Reception for full details of these clinics.
The district nursing team, on referral from any of the doctors, will provide specialist nursing care and advice to patients in their own homes. They may be contacted on 01224 846718.
The Health Visitor offers advice and support mainly to families with pre-school children. She provides baby clinics, child development clinics, and child immunisation clinics within the practice as well as working in the community. Childhood Immunisations are organised by the Health Visitor, who makes individual appointments. At other times the Health Visitor is available for home visits as necessary.