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Kinglass Medical Practice

Welcome to Kinglass Medical Practice, a non-limited Partnership of two part-time General Practitioners.

Access

Our premises are owned by Falkirk Council and we share them with Falkirk Council Education Services. We have suitable access and facilities for users who may have disabilities.

Cross Border Practice

Kinglass is a cross border Practice with NHS Forth Valley and NHS Lothian Health Boards. The Practice accepts patients from Bo’ness and Blackness who fall under the umbrella of NHS Forth Valley, and patients North of the M9 border with Linlithgow who fall under NHS Lothian.

Communications with Patients 

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Coronavirus Vaccination Status 
Please be aware, the Practice cannot offer you evidence of your vaccination status.

NHS Forth Valley COVID Vaccination Programme

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) If you think you have coronavirus or flu-like symptoms, DO NOT ATTEND the Practice premises.

 

If you have a new and persistent cough, or fever, or loss of normal sense of smell or taste, you must self isolate and treat yourself at home in line with National Guidance that you can find on NHS Inform Scotland web pages, including how to access a test for COVID-19. If you feel you need further medical advice or assessment about worsening coronavirus symptoms then contact NHS24 on telephone number 111.

 

OMICRON VARIANT UPDATE DECEMBER 2021

The Practice remains OPEN for all essential primary care problems but on the advice of Health Protection Scotland we must once again restrict access for the safety of all patients and staff.  Please do not attend in person unless instructed to do so.

 

All patients will still have access to the care they require.

 

We are currently offering telephone consultations with a clinician in the first instance and if a clinician deems it necessary for you to attend the surgery, please attend on time and we would ask that you wear an appropriate face covering.

  

We appreciate your patience and understanding. We apologise for any inconvenience our current operating procedures may cause during this challenging time for all of us.

  

Follow the Coronavirus quick link on the right hand side of this page for more information about our COVID procedures including a link to NHS Inform webpages with guidance for Scottish patients which is updated regularly.

 

Change of Address or Phone Number

If you have changed your address, mobile or landline telephone number and you think you may have forgotten to notify us, print off and use the form below or provide your own written statement and post back to us through our letterbox by hand or in the mail.

CHANGE FORM

Alternatively email a similar written statement to fv.kmppatients@nhs.scot

Please do not phone us to check and change as we require your notification in writing and we will not do this over the telephone.

 

EMAIL Address for Repeat Medicines

Please note that NHS Scotland have migrated from NHSmail @nhs.net to a new domain: @nhs.scot

 

Requests for repeat medicines should now be sent to:

fv.kinglass-repeats@nhs.scot  

 

Calls with Administrators

Please note that telephone conversations with our Medical Administrators are recorded for quality and patient safety purposes.

 

Reception Desk Opening Hours 8.30am - 6.00pm

The Practice has an automated check-in system for patients to use before our Reception Desk is staffed from 08.30am.  This is to allow administration staff to safely concentrate on answering urgent early morning telephone requests and processing Out-of-Hours/overnight contacts for the doctors to review. However, our automated check-in service is temporarily suspended during the Coronavirus outbreak for infection control.

 

Practice Website

We hope you find our webpages contain useful information about the health services we offer and how to access them. There are useful links to information provided by other websites.  Some of the site content comes as part of a templated design for GP Practices across the UK though we have aimed to modify and include information that we feel is more useful locally.

 

Appointment Reminders

The Practice operates a system of texting appointment confirmations and reminders. Please ensure you keep us updated with a current mobile number. If you prefer not to be contacted in this way by the Practice, please let us know as soon as possible.

 

(Site updated 24/01/2022)
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