Your GP surgery is not the only place you can receive medical advice and in some cases may not be the best place for you to be seen.
Your local Pharmacy can offer advice and medication for many conditions without an appointment. They also offer Pharmacy First which can provide free treatment for some urinary infections, skininfections and shingles.
Pharmacies also run the Minor Ailments Scheme which provides free medication for certain conditions to children, those aged over 60 or those receiving certain benefits.
Pharmacies also offer emergency contraception, sexual health advice and may offer NHS stop smoking clinics.
Our Pharmacist, Rachel Falconer is available every afternoon to help with medication queries.
Opticians are experts in examining and diagnosing eye problems. They have access to much better equipment for examining eyes than the GP surgery and can provide treatment and ongoing referral if required. Locally there is a scheme called Eyecare Ayrshire where opticians offer on the day appointments for new eye problems- just phone your usual or nearest optician.
Sexual health clinics are held in Ayr at the North Ayr Health Centre. They offer both drop in and pre-booked appointments and can be contacted on 01294 323226 The Ayrshire Sexual Health website has lots of useful information about contraception and sexual health.
Get the best start by seeing your midwife.
If you have just found out you are pregnant get the best start for you and your baby by making an appointment with a midwife. Please telephone Ayrshire Maternity Unit on 01563 825 411 to arrange your first appointment with a community midwife. You may also find useful information by reading the maternity services handbook which has lots of useful information about the service.
Please note: The practice is closed from 1.00pm – 1.45pm Every Wednesday for staff training.
Out of Hours
Out of hours care is provided by NHS 24
Please note this is for urgent and emergency problems only.
We offer early and late surgeries during the week please ask the receptionist for appointment availability
Call: 01292 264 260
Fax: 01292 292 160
Fullarton Medical Practice
40 Dalblair Road
Ayr, KA7 1UL