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Welcome to Balfron Health Centre


Corona Virus

If you've developed a cough or fever in the last 7 days you should self isolate for 7 days from the day your symptoms started. You can return to work after 7 days if you're improving. If your symptoms do not improve after 7 days then contact the surgery.

The most up to date information can be found at:

www.nhsinform.scot

Testing for COVID-19 in Forth Valley 

National Testing Programme (through the UK Government) delivered at national drive through testing sites and at mobile testing units 

Eligibility 

  • All symptomatic individuals and their symptomatic household contacts from the key worker priority groups 2 to 4 (as identified in the Scottish Governments prioritisation matrix this information is available by clicking on the testing link)
  • All symptomatic other workers, who cannot work from home, and their symptomatic household contacts .
  • All symptomatic over 65s and symptomatic members of their household. 

* only available to individuals over 5 years of age* 

Referral Details 

Individuals can be referred through the Scottish Government website CLICK HERE ARRANGE A TEST OR FOR MORE INFORMATION

There are two referral routes: 

  • Self referral portal - individuals can self refer
  • Employer referral portal - employers can nominate employees and their household contacts for testing 

The national testing programme also offers a small number of home-testing kits, which are delivered by post.  These can be accessed via the self-referral portal - click on the link below to arrange a test:

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested/pages/arrange-a-test/

All High Risk Patients, please follow the link below for message from the Chief Medical Officer:

Covid 19 - all HIGH RISK patients

Further Information can be found here on the following topics

Guidance on Self Isolation and Social Distancing

Home Carers of Covid 19 Patients

Due to the current situation we have decided to temporarily suspend the morning Drop In Surgeries. Our GPs will be conducting telephone consultations and will arrange with you directly if they want you to come into the surgery. Please call from 8am to request a call back.

Repeat Prescriptions: Please call the Script Line on 01360 440515 Option 2 to request your prescriptions. Alternatively use our Online Prescription Service through this website.

If patients would like to sign up for Online Prescriptions without visiting the surgery, you need to telephone the surgery, asking to join the service and provide an email address we can send the registration form to. The registration details are valid for 14 days.

Once the registration details have been entered onto the website you will be able to access the online prescription service for Repeat Medications. If you have Acute Medications you will still have to call the surgery to request these.

Dental Self Help Guide

With patients' 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.

Access

The surgery is on Buchanan Street, the main street in the village. There is a small car park behind the surgery which can be accessed by turning in to Dunkeld Court (signposted). Access to the main door is via a pathway to either side of the surgery.

We have disabled access which includes disabled facilities in toilets and a ramp exit in event of a fire. Our car park also has space for disabled parking.

(Site updated 20/05/2020)

Contact Details

Balfron Health Centre

Contact Telephone

01360 440515
01360 449558
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