Due to Covid 19 and the need to reduce footfall into our surgeries, all appointment requests are being triaged by our clinical staff.  If they feel that your symptoms need further examination, you will be given a time to attend the surgery.  If you have a rash, changing mole or other skin complaint you could e-mail a picture to our clinical mailbox ( in the first instance along with contact details.  These will be forwarded to the GP who will call you to discuss your symptoms.

Clinics and Services


Community Nursing 

The Community Nurses provide care for patients in their own homes and also help and advise those involved in caring for the sick and elderly at home. They can be contacted by leaving a message for them at any of the surgeries.

immunise.jpgPractice Nursing Services

Our Practice Nurses are Mrs Ailsa Nelson and Mr Peter Tagg who are available to give advice on all aspects of health and health education.

We also run special health screening clinics such as Well Woman and Healthy Lifestyle clinics. You can make an appointment by telephoning the surgery.

Health Visitor 

The Health Visitors attached to our Practice are Gail Bell and Ally Shaw . You can make an appointment with them by contacting any of the surgeries.

pregnant1.jpgCommunity Midwife 

The Midwife who covers our Practice is one of four Upper Red Team Midwives. You can contact them through any of our surgeries.

Counselling/Psychology Service 

Psychology and counselling services are provided at Dunscore Surgery following referral by the Doctor.

Minor Ailment Clinic

Dr Jennifer Dillet  (Pharmacist) holds a minor ailment clinic at Dunscore every Wednesday from 2 - 5pm

Community Mental Health Nurse

Mrs Sandra Graham holds a clinic on a Tuesday at Dunscore for short term issues such as anxiety and depression.  Mrs Julie Johnstone holds a clinic at Dumfries Surgery on a Tuesday morning.

Chiropody Service

Patients must be referred to the chiropodist by the doctor.



inhaler.jpgThe following clinics are held at all surgeries. All the doctors in the Practice are qualified to provide a full range of services ie

  • Maternity Medical Services
  • Contraceptive Services
  • Child Health Surveillance and Minor Surgery Services
  • Well Woman Clinics
  • Asthma Clinic
  • Mother & Baby Clinics
  • Diabetic Clinic
  • Healthy Lifestyle Clinics
  • COPD Clinic
  • Minor Surgery Clinics
  • Coronary Heart Disease Clinic
  • Wart Clinics

Non NHS Medical Services 

We provide a full range of non NHS medical services which will incur a charge such as:

  • HGV/PSV Medicals
  • Insurance Medicals
  • Employment Medicals
  • Travel Immunisations & Advice

Please tell the receptionist what you require as some services need more than one appointment.

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