Our Services

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Under today's NHS structure, the way in which GP practices provide their services means that each service is divided into a different category.  All GP's must provide essential services, however the range of additional and enhanced services that practices provide will differ.  It works like this:

Essential Services

All GP practices are contracted to provide "essential services", that is the treatment for people who are unwell.

Additional Services

Old Machar Medical Practice also provide the following “additional services”: 

● Child health surveillance, together with the Health Visiting team.

● Contraceptive services including general contraceptive advise, oral contraceptive pills, contraceptive injections and implant fitting, and IUCD (coil) insertion.

● Maternity services in the ante-natal and post-natal period, together with the midwives from the Aberdeen Maternity Hospital.

● Routine immunisation of children, together with the Health Visitors team.

● Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. (NOTE: Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS, please ask our practice nurse for details).

● Cervical smears.

● Occasional Cryotherapy Clinics for the freezing of various small skin lesions.

● Minor Surgery Clinics:for the removal of various small skin lesions.

Enhanced Services 

Old Machar Medical Practice also hold contracts with NHS Grampian  for the following “enhanced services”: 

● An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and other "at risk patients".

● Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems.

● Regular monitoring, by blood tests for patients on warfarin.

● Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with heart disease.

● Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with diabetes.

● Alcohol screening

● Extended hours consulting for doctors and nurses

● Palliative care

● A methadone substitution programme for patients with drug abuse problems together with nurses from the Substance Misuse Service

● Minor Injuries assessment and treatment.


Address

526-528 King Street,                     
Aberdeen. AB24 5RS

Jesmond Drive,
Aberdeen. AB22 8UR

Contacts

Email: oldmachar.admin@nhs.net 
Phone:
0345 337 0510
Fax: 
01224 661670