Surgery opening times
Practice Hours - Bowmore Medical Practice is open:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am - 1.00pm
On the day / emergency appointments are for urgent conditions that cannot wait and need to be attended by a GP the same day. These appointments will be added to the end or beginning of the GP’s fully booked surgery.
For On The Day Appointment’s please phone the surgery as early as possible in the morning.
Children who require to be seen, if appropriate will be seen as soon as possible, either after being brought to the surgery or after parents having telephoned the reception team.
Extended hours surgeries
Bowmore Medical Practice offers Saturday morning appointments from 10.30am which are strictly for patients who are working and unable to attend the daytime surgeries. These appointments should be booked prior to the proposed date of the session and cannot be booked on the day. Please note, the GP undertaking the Saturday morning clinic will also be covering hospital inpatients and A & E.
Practice Nurse appointments
Monday morning - Diabetes Clinic (Fiona Carmichael)
Monday afternoon - Diabetes Clinic (Fiona Carmichael)
Tuesday morning - Sarah MacMillan
Friday morning - Sarah MacMillan
Friday afternoon - Sarah MacMillan
Practice Nurse consultations and telephone consultations are made by bookable appointment through reception.
The Practice Nurse is involved in a wide variety of tasks including Chronic Disease Management e.g. Asthma, Diabetes, Thyroid, Epilepsy, Hypertension, COPD and Mental Health.
Practice Nurse is also there to provide help and support in stopping smoking (by joining our smoking cessation clinic).
Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment with the Practice Nurse as soon as you receive your child's immunisation reminder.
Health care assistant appointments
Monday morning - Sophie Abberley
Wednesday morning - Sophie Abberley
Wednesday afternoon - Sophie Abberley
Consultations with the Healthcare Assistant are made through bookable appointments with the reception team.
These appointments are available for; new patient registration appointments, blood tests, blood pressure monitoring and height and weight measurements.
The Practice has a telephone consultation system for patients who need to discuss something with the GP or nurse but not necessarily need to see them.
Telephone Consultations can be booked days in advance to discuss medication etc or emergency telephone consultations on that morning.
For Medical Support and Advice out with surgery opening hours.
In the evenings or at weekends please contact: NHS 24 on 111.