Cryotherapy is no longer part of the GP contract and has now been stopped.
Latest evidence suggests that it is not of benefit.
Cryotherapy is considered a cosmetic procedure
Dr G E McLean has now reduced his surgery hours - please consider seeing another doctor
Every year in Dumfries and Galloway approximately £3,000,000 worth of medicines are wasted because they are no longer needed
Help us to reduce waste
When ordering medication please
THINK: do you need all the medicines on your repeat list?
TICK: only the items on your repeat list that you need
TELL: your pharmacist or GP if there any items you no longer need or only use occasionally
Recruitment of new doctors is still proving to be difficult and we are still short of one full time GP.
Dr Buttar has now increased his working week to 3 days and is a valued member of the team
Dr Locke and Dr McLean have now reduced their surgery hours. Therefore their availability is limited so please consider seeing another GP
We may need to continue to adjust the way in which we work in order to provide a service to our 6,500 patients
From 4th September Dr Locke will be reducing the number of patient surgeries, so therefore please consider seeing another GP rather than waiting