This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.

Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Burnbank Medical Centre, Hamilton

 

 

 

 

Monday 19th December                                                             NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Tuesday 20th December                                                           NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Wednesday 21st December                                                       NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Thursday 22nd December                                                         NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Friday 23rd December                                                              NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Saturday 24th December                                                           CLOSED

Sunday 25th December                                                             CLOSED

 

Monday 26th December                                                             CLOSED

Tuesday 27th December                                                            CLOSED

Wednesday 28th December                                                       NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Thursday 29th December                                                           NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Friday 30th December                                                                NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Saturday 31st December                                                            CLOSED

Sunday 1st January                                                                   CLOSED

 

Monday 2nd January                                                                  CLOSED

Tuesday 3rd January                                                                  CLOSED

Wednesday 4th January                                                             NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Thursday 5th January                                                                NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Friday 6th January                                                                    NORMAL OPENING HOURS     

 

 

 

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENOUGH MEDICATION TO LAST OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON

 
 
SEEING THE RIGHT PERSON AT THE RIGHT TIME

There are a lot of situations where a face to face appointment with the doctor is not required as your problem can be dealt with more appropriately in another way:

SEXUAL HEALTH 

03003030251

For sexual health and contraception advise

STRESS CONTROL

08458725132

Advise and counselling about managing of stress

PHYSIOTHERAPY

08006040001

Self referral number for minor musculo skeletal problems

            MONEY MATTERS

            03031231008

             Advise about financial problems

 LENS

NUMBERS BELOW

Free NHS Optician for all acute eye problems

 

 

You may not always need to see a GP to deal with your problem. Indeed, many problems may improve with time and simple remedies. Sore throats and coughs, for example, can be expected to last over a week, as long as you are not becoming more ill or breathless. There is good information available on the internet via NHS Inform www.nhsinform.co.uk or call 0800 224488 (8am – 10pm).

  • For common ailments such as coughs, colds, 'flu', sore throats,cold sores, nasal congestion, hay fever, back ache, athlete's foot, constipation, period pain, thrush, threadworms and warts or verrucae, your community pharmacy can give you advice. Your pharmacist can give you medicine on the NHS without you having to pay for it under the minor ailements scheme.
  • NHS 24 111 offer telephone health advice and an information service where you can talk confidentially to nurses or health information advisers
  • If you suffer from an exacerbation of a chronic disease i.e. an illness that cannot be cured but symptoms can be treated such as asthma, COPD or diabetes, the practice nurses can help you manage your symptoms.
  • Emergency contraception is available at most of the community pharmacies in Hamilton and Blantyre. The Practice Nurse and Practice Pharmacists can offer advice on stopping smoking or you can refer yourself directly for smoking cessation
  • The family child nurses at Udston Hospital can offer support and advice for new mothers and problems with babies and small children
  • For dental problems, you should see a dentist. If you are not registered with a dentist, contact our Community Primary Care Department  on 01236 707711

 

COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS operate a MINOR AILMENTS service for children, over 60s and patients in receipt of certain benefits. This covers advice and free treatment (if needed) for a variety of minor illnesses and complaints such as acne, athlete’s foot, backache, cold sores, constipation, cough, diarrhoea, earache, eczema and allergies, haemorrhoids (piles), hayfever, headache, head lice, indigestion, mouth ulcers, nasal congestion, pain, period pain, thrush, sore throat, threadworms, warts and verrucae.

FOR EYE PROBLEMS YOUR FIRST PORT OF CALL SHOULD BE THE OPTOMETRIST 

An OPTOMETRIST. is the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions. They have the professional training and necessary equipment to assess most eye problems.

Many optometrists are part of the Lanarkshire Eye-health Network Scheme (LENS) including

    • The Optical Factory 01698 458005
    • Hornstein Opticians 01698 282378
    • McMenamin Opticians 01698 283838
    • Specsavers 01698 891565
    • Boots Opticians 01698 281704
    • As part of LENS they can offer an appointment and assessment service for any concerns you may have with the health of your eyes or eye injuries including: red eye, sore eye, deterioration of eyesight or any other disturbance of eyesight.

JOINT, MUSCLE OR BACK PAIN

You can phone 0800 917 9390 for JOINT, MUSCLE OR BACK problems to be given advice or to be referred to PHYSIOTHERAPIST without attending the surgery.

ALWAYS CALL 999 IF SOMEOME IS SERIOUSLY ILL OR INJURED AND THEIR LIFE IS AT RISK.

(Site updated 07/12/2016)
NHS ScotlandThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website