We are an established practice consisting of two partners - Dr Ronnie Ip and Dr Zareen Hossain-Ibrahim. We work together in the practice with Dr Kate Macdonald and Dr Vivien Wong, general practice specialist trainees and foundation doctors. In our practice team are the manager, Fiona Robertson, the practice nurse, Katrina Fletcher, administrative and health care staff and attached staff of pharmacist, district nurses, health visitors, midwife and respiratory nurse. A number of community clincs eg warfarin and listening service also run within the practice.
We are a teaching and training practice and are committed to providing the highest standards of care.
Also within Ancrum Medical Centre is the separate partnership of Drs I&S Arthur, Clarke and Sinclair.
On this website you will find all the important information about our practice and services offered. There are some practical tips and links to useful resources. We would welcome any feedback or suggestions for website content.
WUHAN NOVEL CORONAVIRUS
If you have returned from Wuhan, Hubei province or mainland China (not including Hong Kong or Macao) in the last 14 days or you have been in contact with a confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE GP PRACTICE.
Please call the practice first for further advice on: 01382 669316.
Or out of hours call NHS24 on : 111
Further information is also available on:
We wish to inform patients that Dr Allen has now retired from the practice. The other GPs in the practice will be happy to see patients by appointment.
Dr Ronnie Ip, GP Partner
Dr Zareen Hossain-Ibrahim, GP Partner
Dr Kate Macdonald, GP
Dr Vivien Wong, GP
Flu vaccinations are now available for patients aged 18-64 (in a flu "at risk" group) and patients aged 65 and over. Please make an appointment with the practice nurse if you are eligible for a flu vaccination.
Find out the facts about flu, including who is eligible for vaccination at: www.nhsinform.scot/campaigns/get-the-facts-about-flu
****Unfortunately we have taken the decision to withdraw our travel advice service***. Please see the travel clinic page for an update.
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The practice has recently commenced a new text reminder service. Patients should receive a reminder for their upcoming appointment at the practice.
Any patients failing to cancel or failing to attend a booked appointment will also receive a message.
We hope this will reduce the number of wasted appointments and further improve availability.
Please update your contact details when you attend the surgery to facilitate the service
PRESCRIPTION ORDERING ONLINE
We now offer a secure online service which can be used to order prescriptions.
Firstly you need to attend the surgery to register for this service and complete a form at reception.
You will then need to visit the Patient Services website to complete the process.
You can still order by email if you prefer though this maybe phased out in time.
Your pharmacist can provide a number of services including treatment for urinary tract infections and impetigo. Further information here on NHS Inform
Ancrum Medical Centre
12-14 Ancrum Road
Telephone 01382 669316
Fax 01382 660787
Prescription Line (24hr answering machine) 01382 666622
Prescription e mail email@example.com
For Appointments,Telephone Advice or Home Visits -
Telephone 01382 669316
These will be dealt with immediately at all times
Before 8am and after 6pm on weekdays or at weekends, phone main surgery number which will instruct you to telephone NHS 24 on 111.
Please only use this service for problems that cannot wait until the next working day
NHS 24 (Out of hours) telephone 111
In life threatening emergencies such as collapse,severe chest pains, unconsciousness and severe bleeding, telephone 999 for an ambulance
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