In addition to general consulting, a number of specialised clinics are in operation.
A midwife offers appointments at the surgery one day per week, on a Monday.
Patients attending for the first time (booking visit) are now seen at Ayrshire Maternity Unit. These appointments can be arranged by contacting Ayrshire Maternity unit on 01563 825411 from 9 am till 4 pm Monday to Friday. Please note this number is not manned at any other time.
The midwife will explain at your first visit how your care will be organised during your pregnancy.
Child Health Surveillance & Vaccinations
6 Weeks Developmental/Physical are carried out by the Health Visitor and the Doctor at separate appointments.
Childhood vaccination is done by the Health Visiting staff in the practice at a pre-arranged appointment..
Nursing Staff Appointment
The Practice Nurses and District Nurses also offer appointments every day. They offer a wide range of services including dressings, injections, immunisations, blood tests, removal of stitches, dietary advice, weight control counselling, blood pressure checks, ear syringing, cervical smears, Well Woman and Well Man checks. They also work with the doctors to provide regular review clinics for patients with high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, and heart disease.
Please consider an appointment with one of the nursing staff, as an alternative to a doctor's appointment if your requirements fall into one of these categories.
Well Baby Clinic
A Well Baby Clinic for Mother and Baby is held by the Health Visitor on Thursday afternoons between 2.00pm and 3.30pm. This enables parents to discuss weaning, developmental/behavioural problems with the Health Visitor.
Digital Scales are available for use by asking any of the receptionists. These can be used in the Baby Change/Breast Feeding Room.