Clinics & Services
All GP Practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is basic treatment of ill people. We hold contracts with NHS Grampian for the following “enhanced services”:-
- Annual flu immunisation programme
- Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
- Regular reviews for patients with diabetes, hypertension, mental health illness, COPD, stroke/TIA, coronary heart disease, epilepsy, cancer and hypothyroidism.
We also provide the following “additional services”:-
Once your pregnancy has been confirmed, you need to make an appointment with the midwife who will refer you to the following clinics run by the community midwives with whom we will share your care. Please make your appointment at reception.
Antenatal Booking Clinic:
Wednesday and Thursday from 11.30 am onwards (initial visit at Laurencekirk Healthcare Centre)
Wednesday and Thursday 9.30 – 11.30 am (follow-up visits)
Child Health Surveillance Clinic
One of the health visitors with a doctor run this clinic every Wednesday between 9.30 and 10.30 am. Your health visitor will organize this appointment.
This is run by our practice nurse and appointments should be made at reception.
Children’s Immunisation Clinic
This is run by the health visitor every Tuesday, Wednesday ad Thursday from 9.30 am onwards. Please make your appointment at reception.
The practice nurse runs this clinic once a month. Appointments will be sent out by the practice for you to attend this Clinic.
Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
This is run by the practice nurse for the annual review of all patients with coronary heart disease. Appointment will be sent out by the practice for you to attend this Clinic.
We are equipped to perform minor surgical procedures and all our doctors have Health Board approval to do these. Minor Surgery Clinics are held once a month on a Thursday from 9.30 am onwards.
Advice on Contraception
All our doctors and practice nurses can provide advice on contraception and have additional qualifications in family planning.
Hypertension Clinic/Cardiac Clinic
Mrs Lesley Clark, Practice Pharmacist is running the Hypertension Clinic and Cardiac Clinic. Please contact the medical centre to make an appointment for these clinics.