TAYPORT PRACTICE CLOSURE
Please note that our Tayport practice will be closed all day on Friday 8th December to allow for essential electrical work to be carried out. All appointments will be provided from our Newport practice only. There will be no access to our Tayport practice however prescription requests can be put through the letterbox for collection on Monday 11th December. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The Tayport practice will re-open on Monday 11th December at 8am.
CHILDREN FLU CLINICS 2017
If your child is aged between 2-5 years old and not currently enrolled at school, they are entitled to receive an influenza intranasal vaccination which is given by the practice. Any child aged 5 years and over, who is currently enrolled at school, will receive this vaccination at school by the public health nurses. We will be holding clinics from week commencing 16th October 2017 and appointments can now be booked by contacting the practice on 01382 543251. Parents / Guardians will also receive an invitation in the post inviting them to arrange an appointment for their child.
SHINGLES CAMPAIGN 2017
Any patient whose date of birth falls on, or within, the dates specified below is entitled to receive a Shingles vaccination. If you have never received a Shingles vaccination, and you meet the date of birth criteria below, please speak to one of our receptionists who will be happy to assist you with arranging an appointment.
02/09/1933 to 01/09/1941 or 02/09/1942 to 01/09/1947
INFLUENZA CAMPAIGN 2017
As per previous years, Tayview will be providing Influenza vaccinations to all adults aged 65 years and over or those patients under 65 who have a chornic condition such as diabetes. Healthcare staff and carers are also entitled to receive the vaccination. Our Flu Clinics will commence from week commencing 23rd October 2017 and details are provided below regarding those dates and times to attend.
Patients, whose surnames begin A-M, should attend either drop in clinic below between 11am - 1.30pm
Patients, whose surnames begin N-Z, should attend either drop in clinic below between 1.30pm - 4pm
Drop in clinic dates:
TAYPORT - TUESDAY 24TH OCTOBER OR THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER
NEWPORT - THURSDAY 26TH OCTOBER OR TUESDAY 31ST OCTOBER
Welcome to Tayview Medical Practice
Welcome to Tayview Medical Practice. The doctors and staff of Tayview aim to provide you with a very high standard of patient care. In order to achieve this aim, we provide a number of clinics for the management of chronic diseases and offer a variety of appointment options which include pre-bookable appointments, online appointments, on the day appointments and emergency appointments. We also offer a wide variety of other medical services, details of which can be found under the "Our Services" tab at the top of this page.
We provide general medical services from two medical practices at both Newport-On-Tay and Tayport. The addresses for both surgeries can be found under the "Contact Details" tab at the top of this page. Our present Tayport surgery opened in 1996, having previously operated from converted cottages, with our Newport surgery opening in 2006.
You will also find useful information contained under the "Further Information" section to the right of this page.
We are a long, established, training practice for medical students and have close links with both the Universities of Dundee and St. Andrews.
We are happy to receive feedback from our patients in order to help improve our service to you. Feedback can be provided by using our comments/suggestions forms which can be found at both practice reception areas.
We offer a variety of IT systems available to help improve patient access. These systems include a 24/7 appointment telephone line which allows you to book an appointment with any GP, over the telephone, at any time. We also offer the facility of being able to arrange online appointments and request your repeat medication online too. You must register to use these services and a receptionist will be able to assist you further with this. We also offer all patients a text reminder service to remind them of any appointment booked.
Newport Surgery has parking spaces for the disabled and automatic doors. Tayport Surgery has a parking space for the disabled and automatic doors. On both sites, all patient services are provided at ground floor level and are accessible for disabled person. However, if you require assistance please ask any member of staff who will be happy to help.
National Health Hearing Aid Batteries
Are now available in the practice. Please ask at reception. P13 and P675 only. Please contact Ninewells Hospital Department for any other type required.
The practice has a list of Interpreters with the Fife Community Interpreting Service. Patients requiring the services of an interpreter should contact the practice directly.
Keep up-to-date with news about the practice by downloading a copy of our quarterly newsletter. Copies can be found by clicking on the "Practice Newsletter" tab which can be found under the "Further Information" heading at the right side of this page.
(Site updated 23/11/2017)