Services and clinics

If you require any of the following please make an appointment with the HCA:

  • Routine blood tests
  • Blood pressure check up
  • BMI measurement
  • Urinalysis
  • ECG
  • Dressing / wound care
  • Removal of stitches
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Injection e.g. Vitamin B, Methotrexate
  • Smoking cessation advice and monitoring
  • Weight Management – Counterweight Programme

In addition to the above procedures, the Practice Nurse provides:

  • Management of chronic conditions, e.g. Diabetes, Asthma, COPD
  • General health promotion advice
  • Travel advice and vaccinations
  • Contraceptive advice
  • Contraceptive injection
  • Cervical screening (smear tests) 

The GPs provide the following additional services:

  • Child Health Surveillance
  • Maternity Services
  • Long-acting reversible contraception (Implants, IUCDs)
  • Minor Surgery

The Practice also provides the following Non-NHS (Private) Services for which a fee will be charged:


The Practice will send you an invoice within 1 week of the service and we require payment by cash, cheque or BACS within 28 days.  Please ensure that you supply the Practice with an up-to-date invoice address and contact telephone number.  If you would like further information about our Private Services please contact Katy Farrell. 


Other members of the Community Health Team also hold clinics in Port Ellen Practice

Please note that these clinics are not arranged by the Practice so please contact the service directly.