Message from NHS Tayside

A number of blue vaccination appointment letters have been sent in error to housebound patients. We would ask any housebound patient who has received a letter to cancel their appointment,

Welcome to Brechin Medical Practice

The doctors and staff at Brechin Health Centre are committed to providing a high standard of patient-centred healthcare to our patient population. 

We hope that you will find our website easy to use and helpful. We offer a wide range of services and the website will give you all the information you require about the practice and the services provided by our Primary Health Care Team.

Know who to turn to for your healthcare

We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.

Pharmacist

When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines

Optician

Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?

Dentist

When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor Injuries Unit

When you need urgent care for a minor injury, burn or fracture

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening

Alert

Coronavirus Update

Please note, as the risk of COVID-19 is still at a substantial risk, we ask all patients to take into consideration face coverings and social distancing when in the surgery. Do not attend the Practice unless advised to do so. Repeat Prescriptions request can be posted through the letterbox, our requested via our online service.

We are currently short of GP cover and ask for your patience and understanding. Our reception staff are doing their best to assist you and are all trained in care navigation which may mean they direct you to another service. They are not making clinical decisions but following strict protocol. If you can, please make use of our eConsult system.

Advice Re COVID Vaccination Status Scheme

Your vaccination status is a record of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you have received.

Your status includes your name, date of birth, and any coronavirus vaccinations you have received in Scotland.

>>> Get a record of your coronavirus (Covid -19) vaccination status here

Or

Accessing your COVID vaccine status record via the helpline

You can also get access to your vaccine status by phoning the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565. The helpline is open every day from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Other Information

  • COVID VACCINATION: Please DO NOT  contact the practice to ask for a COVID-19 vaccination. You will be contacted when you are eligible. Further  information about (COVID-19) vaccine
  • Visit NHS Inform for the latest guidance on coronavirus COVID-19, including symptom checker, self-care and social distancing
  • If you have severe COVID-19 symptoms and need further advice call NHS 24 on 111 — not the surgery
  • Isolation Notes are available online from NHS 111, if you are self-isolating and need a note for your employer.
  • For the Test and Protect app please click here.
  • Changes to your community health care services