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11 May 2019 · Practice news

POWWOW workshops on wellbeing

POWWOWs are workshops on wellbeing and they are running at Academy Medical Centre during May. Come together to share knowledge and experience about a particular area of wellbeing, with a focus on tips, ideas and practical steps that can be taken to improve wellbeing in the chosen area.

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9 May 2019 · Practice news

Practice Newsletter: Spring Issue

The latest quarterly practice newsletter is now available. The Spring issue includes information about our nurse practitioner service, surgery pod, and changes to repeat prescriptions.

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30 April 2019 · Practice news

Job Vacancy: Part-time Medical Secretary

We are seeking to recruit a part-time, preferably experienced, medical secretary to work 12 hours per week over 3 days. The closing date for applications is Friday 10 May 2019.

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1 April 2019 · Practice news

Long Term Repeat Prescriptions

GP practices have a new system for patients receiving long term repeat medication. The new system involves prescriptions lasting 24, 48 or 56 weeks and will allow you to collect your medication every four or eight weeks directly from your pharmacy. This will mean you do not need to place an order with the practice.

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5 February 2019 · Practice news

Social Prescribing - Community Development Worker

Ashley McGregor from Voluntary Action Angus is a community Development Worker who has taken referrals from Healthcare staff in the practice to offer individual, one to one advice and provide any non-medical support they may benefit from. This is available for anyone who could benefit, including people who's health is affected by social and environmental issues which cannot be dealt with by only a medical response, which can be called Social Prescribing.

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18 January 2019 · Practice news

Practice Closures

Details of which the practice will be closed for public holidays and protected learning days.

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Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Forfar
DD8 2HA
Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.net