From Monday 19th June Ballyclare Group Practice will be changing its appointments system. From that date forwards all appointments will be bookable on the day and there will be no advance bookings. Patients will be able to discuss and arrange appointments with their preferred GP on the day and it is hoped that this will improved both access and continuity of care.
If so, you may require vaccinations. You can get travel information at the NHS travel site. Our travel clinic can supply all your travel vaccinations including the yellow fever vaccine. You must firstly submit your itinerary to us in writing. Complete this travel information form and leave it in at reception. We will contact you when the doctor has assessed your requirements for travel.
Out of Hours Urgent Care
Outside surgery hours your call will be diverted to Dalriada Urgent Care. The service is delivered 6pm to 9am Monday to Friday, all weekends and Public Holidays. Dalriada Urgent Care does not replace normal GP services but is available to deal with urgent problems that cannot wait until the medical centre is open.
Dalriada Urgent Care telephone: 028 2566 3500.
You can Order Your Prescription any time of the day.
Over 60% of our patients now use this online service which means less hassle for you and less pressure on our telephone system. Please note this service is only for your repeat prescriptions. It is not for once off items or urgent prescriptions e.g antibiotics. Your will need your user ID and password. We will have your request ready within 2 full working days.
If you would like to register with us please bring your medical card to the medical centre and complete our registration forms. If you do not have your medical card you can download a HS200 registration form. Your address must be within our Practice area. If you are registering for the first time in the UK please bring your passport and visa and complete the form available from the Health and Social Care Site.
Lifeline Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service. Minding Your Head Northern Ireland mental health support service. Contact NI Northern Ireland independent counselling service. CRUSE Bereavement counselling. Relate NI Relationship and family services.
Ballyclare Group Practice will be closed 26th & 27th December 2018 and 1st January 2019. When ordering prescriptions please allow for these closures. We wish all our patients and staff a peaceful Christmas and a happy new year.
Please can all diabetic patients ensure they have their relevant blood tests done in advance of their appointment with the Practice Nurse. This ensures the smooth running of the clinic and that you get the optimum care.
The Medical Centre will be closed on Wednesday 7th November from 1PM. Please be aware that prescriptions ordered on Monday 5th November should be collected Thursday 8th November. In the case of an emergency please contact Dalriada Doctor on 02825663500.
NON NHS SERVICES
We provide a number of non NHS services e.g. medical reports, medicals for employment, LGV, insurance and travel vaccinations including yellow fever.
TRAVEL INFORMATION If you are travelling you may require vaccinations. You can get travel information at the NHS travel site. We request that you download and complete the travel form and return to reception.