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Behavioural Health Psychology Service Evaluation Report

This is an evaluation based on the Health Psychology work in the practice. Hannah and Alyssa worked with us for 18 months embedding behavioural psychology work into the running of our teams as part of our new models of care service.

For more information please contact either or

Health Psychology in Primary Care Report



Long-term repeat prescription poster

Closure of list to new patientsAs from 22 October 2018 all Forfar GP practices' lists will be closed.  Any new patients seeking to register with a GP in the area should make contact with Practitioner Services Division by one of the methods listed below in the first instance.
The contact details are:
Telephone: 0845 300 1654
Patients can write to:
Practitioner Services
1 North Esplanade West
AB11 5QF
Patients will need to provide their name, address and date of birth for themselves, and any family/household members, as they will be kept together. 
Practitioner Services will inform each patient/family which GP practice they are being allocated to so they can approach that nominated GP practice to register.  Practitioner Services will also notify the GP practice to let them know which patients to expect
It should be noted that this arrangement is for unregistered patients only and patients currently registered with a Forfar GP practice who wish to change will only be actioned subject to exceptional circumstances. 

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Media Release regarding Flu

Social Prescribing at Academy Medical Centre - Community Development Worker,

Ashley McGregor from Voluntary Action Angus has been working in Academy Medical Centre, Forfar since July 2016.  Ashley is a community Development Worker who has taken referrals from Healthcare staff in the practice to offer individual, one to one advice and provide any non-medical support they may benefit from.  This is available for anyone who could benefit, including people who's health is affected by social and environmental issues which cannot be dealt with by only a medical response, kwhich can be called Social Prescribing.
For more information contact Ashley at Academy Medical Centre on 01307 462316 or at Voluntary Action Angus on 01307 466113.  Or you can email at"



Unfortunately due to practice GP recruitment difficulties and increasing workloads the GPs are no longer able to accept patient referrals from Hospital consultants for the following follow up appointments:-




The GPs have written to the appropriate consultants in the following

 departments informing them of their decisions:-





These departments should make the necesary arrangements for you to return to either their own department or arrange for treatment locally at whitehills Community Hospiital

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause but we no longer have the capacity to arrange appointments for this.

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APRIL IS ........

Mental Health Month

MS awareness

Bowel cancer and Parkinson's disease month.

Appg notes March 2019

See our leaflets on the above subjects on the desk in the foyer, AND on the notice board in the waiting room, including ways to aid prevention of some of the above conditions.  Personnel at the desk in the foyer are willing to help you find the information you may need.

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