First Contact Physiotherapy


If you have muscle, back or joint problems the practice can now give you an appointment to see a Physiotherapist first instead of your GP.   The Physiotherapist will assess your problem, give advice and refer on for further treatment if required. 


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The practice promotes Healthy Living and backs this up with a range of clinics and services:



             Antenatal clinic

              By appointment with midwife



     Asthma Clinic

           Daily by appointment with practice nurse



     Child Screening & Child Immunisation

           Friday afternoon by appointment



    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

                By appointment with COPD nurse

             Also with practice nurse at various times



      Contraceptive Services

         Daily by appointment with doctor.



    Coronary Heart Disease

         Daily by appointment with nurse.



    Diabetic Clinic

        Daily by appointment with nurse



       By appointment with the nurse


               Listening Service

              By appointment - self referral - ask at reception


               Post-natal clinic

      Daily by appointment with doctor and nurse


              Smoking Cessation Clinic

     Community clinic, by appointment –telephone number available from reception





How to contact us

Ancrum Medical Centre

12-14 Ancrum Road  



Telephone 01382 669316


Fax 01382 660787


Prescription Line (24hr answering machine) 01382 666622


Prescription/Practice e mail  -


Surgery opening times

Monday-Friday 8am-6pm


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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