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TAYVIEW MEDICAL PRACTICE

 

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS 

 

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE PRACTICE WILL RECEIVE ITS FIRST BATCH OF COVID-19 VACCINATIONS ON WEDNESDAY 6TH JANUARY.

 

VACCINATION CLINICS WILL BE HELD AT OUR NEWPORT SITE ON THE FOLLOWING MORNINGS:

 

  •            TUESDAY 12TH JANUARY AT 9AM
  •            WEDNESDAY 13TH JANUARY AT 9AM

 

THE PRACTICE WILL BE VACCINATING PATIENTS WHO ARE AGED 80 YEARS AND OVER.

 

AS THE PRACTICE WILL HAVE A LIMITED SUPPLY OF VACCINATIONS, IT HAS BEEN AGREED BETWEEN THE DOCTORS THAT PATIENTS WILL BE CONTACTED AND OFFERED AN APPOINTMENT BASED ON THEIR AGE WITH OUR MOST ELDERLY PATIENTS BEING CONTACTED FIRST.

 

GIVEN ALL DOCTORS AND NURSING STAFF WILL BE VACCINATING PATIENTS, WE WILL HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE AND IT MAY BE THAT YOU ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE PRACTICE BACK AT A LATER DATE IF YOUR REASON FOR AN APPOINTMENT IS NOT FELT TO BE AN EMERGENCY.

 

WE WOULD LIKE TO REASSURE OUR PATIENTS THAT ALL PATIENTS AGED 80 AND OVER WILL BE CONTACTED REGARDING A COVID-19 VACCINATION HOWEVER WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE A DATE AS TO WHEN THAT WILL BE GIVEN THE SUPPLY OF THE VACCINATION IS LIMITED AND ADHOC AT THIS PRESENT TIME.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ATTEND FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:

 

  •        PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE AT THE PRACTICE UNTIL YOUR ALLOCATED APPOINTMENT TIME. IF YOU ARRIVE TOO EARLY, WE WILL BE UNABLE TO ALLOW YOU ACCESS TO THE BUILDING UNTIL YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME AND YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT OUTSIDE.
  •    WHEN YOU ATTEND, A RECEPTIONIST WILL TAKE YOUR DETAILS, CHECK YOUR TEMPERATURE, ASK YOU SOME QUESTIONS AND DIRECT YOU TO USE THE HANDGEL BEFORE ENTERING THE BUILDING.
  •           UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING, YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO A SEAT IN THE WAITING AREA. THE PRACTICE WILL BE VACCINATING ALL PATIENTS IN THE WAITING AREA AND NOT IN ANY OF THE CLINICAL ROOMS.
  •        ONCE YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR VACCINATION, YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO LEAVE THE BUILDING VIA OUR FIRE EXIT DOOR.
  •            YOU ARE WELCOME TO USE THE HANDGEL AT THE FIRE EXIT BEFORE LEAVING.

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 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.

Disabled Access

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

The practice is able to provide hearing aid batteries and these are available from our reception desks at Newport and Tayport.  Please ask at reception for further assistance. P13 and P675 batteries are only available. Please contact Ninewells Hospital Department for any other type required.  Please note, at present due to Covid-19, we are unable to supply batteries to our patients.  Patients should contact the hearing aid department at Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee for further assistance.

Interpreting Service

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.

Practice Newsletter

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.

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