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Useful Telephone Numbers

Local Services

Academy Medical Centre - District Nurses
01307 468889
Academy Medical Centre - Health Visitors
01307 468888
Community Midwives
01307 475225

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Whitehills Health & Community Care Centre,Forfar01307 475222Arbroath Infirmary01241 872584
Ninewells Hospital,Dundee01382 660111
Stracathro Hospital,Brechin01356 647291Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee01382 660111
Hospital Transport Service0300 123 1236Fernbrae Hospital, Dundee01382 631400
Citzens Advice Bureau, Forfar01307 467096Age Concern (Dundee)01382 305710
Diabetic Eye Screening01382 633956Breast Screening01382 425646
Tayside Sexual Health Clinic01382 425542NHS inform

0800 224488

Angus Dementia Resource Centre01241 431770 or 462780Angus Carers

01241 439157

Welfare Rights03452 777778Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

01382 632293

Voluntary Action Angus01307 466113Pain Association Scotland

01738 629503

Penumbra01241 873900MSK Helpline

0800 9179390


Forfar Chemists (click link to access website)Contact Tel Opening Hours
Boots the Chemist, 20-22 Castle St01307 4638629:00am – 5:30pm Mon – Fri
9:00am – 5:00pm Sat
Davidsons, 98 East High St01307 4627759:00am – 6:00pm Mon – Fri
9:00am – 5:00pm Sat
Lloyds, 42 Castle St01307 4628978:45am – 5:30pm Mon – Fri
8:45am – 5:00pm Sat
Letham Chemist
Letham Pharmacy, 26b Blairs Road01307 8192338.30am – 6pm Mon – Sat 
Kirriemuir Chemists 
Boots, 10 High St01575 572815

9:00am – 5:30pm Mon – Frid

9:00am – 5:00pm Sat

Lloyds, 9/11 The Roods01575 5727739:00am – 6:00pm Mon – Frid
9:00am – 5:00pm Sat
Late Night Chemist
Boots, 94 Albert St, Dundee01382 4512879:00am – 9:00pm Mon – Fri
12:00pm – 4:00pm Sun
Sunday Opening Chemist
Lloyds, 209 High Street Arbroath01241 87330810am - 2pm Sun
Boots, 63-5 High Street, Montrose01674 67645512noon - 4pm Sun
Boots, 49-53High Street, Dundee01382 22175610.30 am -5pm Sun
Boots, 221 Brook Street Broughty Ferry01382 47748212noon - 4pm Sun


Castle Street Dental,  92 Castle Street, Forfar  01307 462825

High Street Dental Practice,  79 East High Street, Forfar 01307 463239

Kirriemuir Dental Practice, The Roods, Kirriemuir   01575 572711


Angus Optix, 153-155 East High Street, Forfar   01307 462461

Duncan & Todd, 12 East High Street, Forfar   01307 461378

                         16 Bank Street, Kirriemuir   01575 572777

Scott Robson  15 East High Street, Forfar   01307 462394 

Spec savers,  34 Castle Street, Forfar   01307 477530

If your number is absent, or you know a number that should be on this list, please contact the practice manager.


Patient Transport

Scottish Ambulance Service

The Scottish Ambulance Service provides ambulances only for patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointments due to their medical needs.  Abulance Transport is available for patients who:

  • require assistance from skilled ambulance staff
  • have a medical condition that would prevent them from travelling to hospital by any other means
  • have a medical condition that might put them at risk from harm if they were to travel independently
  • have mobility difficulties tht require the assistance of ambulance care staff
  • are attending hospital for treatment that might have side effects and require ambulance care on the return journey

To request and ambulance, call the Scottish Ambulance Service Booking Line 0300 123 1236 or Text relay: 18001-0300 123 1236.

 If you need to cancel a journey which has been booked, please call 0800 389 1333.

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