Clinics & Services
All GP practices are contracted to provide essential services for the basic treatment of ill people.
The management of long term conditions (i.e. asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure etc) is led and provided by the nursing team with the support of the GPs and the Pharmacist.
We also provide the following additional services:
Child health surveillance & immunisations - together with the health visitor
Maternity services - antenatal and postnatal clinics together with the midwives from the Lorn and Islands Hospital.
Travel immunisation for adults - please note that not all travel vaccinations are available on the NHS.
Freezing of warts and other small skin lesions
We also hold contracts with NHS Highland for the following additional services:
Annual flu immunisation - for the elderly and those at risk
Regular monitoring - by blood and urine tests, of patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems
Regular reviews for patients with drug abuse problems
Injections - muscles/tendons/joints
Invasive procedures - incisions/excisions
Outreach clinics are also available for physiotherapy, chiropody and mental health services and are held in the practice, although not in all surgeries. Referrals to these clinics are made following consultation with your GP, although self referral to physiotherapy and chiropody is available in some circumstances.