Practice Newsfeed

5th Dec

Dr Penny Retirement

Last Thursday we said goodbye to one of our GP Partners Dr Judith Penny. Dr Penny had been in the surgery for many years and was loved by staff and patients alike so she will be sorely missed. We wish her all the very best and a long and happy retirement. 

Pancreatic Cancer
28th Nov

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is #pancreaticcancerawarenessmonth and this year we want to highlight the symptoms of this as many people do not know them. Whilst these symptoms can be caused by a number of issues it always best to be aware of them. Follow the link below which gives a list of some of the symptoms and more advice. Pancreatic Cancer UK
17th Nov

Reading is Caring

This week is #BookWeekScotland a week which celebrates books and reading across the country. 
We have decided to shine a spotlight on Reading is Caring, this is an initiative to support people with dementia and anyone who supports them. 
They run workshops and can tailor these exactly to your needs. Scottish Book Trust You can find out more through the video below or on their website.
Self Care Week
14th Nov

Self Care Week

It is Self Care Week this week from the 13-19th of November. 
#SelfCareWeek is a time to celebrate health and wellbeing and focus on how to better look after ourselves and our families. How do you take care of your #MindBody?  
Find out more below.
10th Nov

Dr Penny Retirement Notice

We are sad to announce that one of our partners Dr Judith Penny has decided to retire at the end of November 2023. She will be sorely missed in the surgery by both staff and patients. Follow the link below to read her letter to patients.


Letter to Patients

10th Nov

Contraception - Barclay Medical Plus

We know at the Practice and at Chalmers Sexual Health Clinic it can sometimes be a long wait to get or change long acting contraception such as the implant or coil.
So there is a new service being offered by Barclay Medical Plus. It is a free NHS Service and they are currently operating in Edinburgh, Livingston and Glasgow.
They have a lot of information about the service on their website which is linked below.
8th Nov


November marks another year of Movember! A time when men around the country unite to take on mental health, suicide, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
So this year whether you are growing a moustache in solidarity or moving for mental health it is all for a great cause.
Follow the link below to find out more info on fundraising or about Movember. 
Feeling stressed
2nd Nov

Stress Awareness Day

November 1st was Stress Awareness Day.
It's hard to find someone who hasn't suffered from stress at some point in their lives, and at a time when the feelings of being overwhelmed and burnt out are on the rise, it's important to be aware of the effects of stress and how to manage it.
Have a look at the link below from NHS Inform that includes several video from people sharing their experiences with stress and how they cope, as well as having details of organisations that can help.…