Welcome to Dr Sime & Partners
**** FLU VACCINATIONS 2020 INVITATION LETTERS NEWSFLASH ****
NHS Forth Valley have advised the Practice that letters have been sent to all patients who are eligible for a flu vaccine. If you have NOT had a letter, please call 01324 614692.
Please do not call the Practice as we have no access to the appointments system.
*** FLU VACCINATIONS 2020 NEWSFLASH ***
We have been informed that our patients will be invited to attend Alloa Town Hall between 23rd November and 4th December to receive their flu jag. All eligible patients will receive a letter with an appointment from the Health Board with initial priority given to over 65 and at risk patients (55 - 64 with no underlying health conditions may be at a later date). Families of shielding patients will be contacted separately and we will co-ordinate vaccination of our housebound patients. Please do not phone the Practice with questions about the booking process, as we have no control over it. Instead, contact 01324 614692 or e-mail email@example.com - we encourage all patients to attend the appointment offered.
Child Flu Vaccines
If your child is aged 2 - 5 and entitled to a nasal flu vaccination, these will be offered by the health board childhood immunisation team.
These can be booked by calling 01786 454753. Immunisations for children in this age group will not be done in the practice, please call 01786 454753 with any queries. Thank You.
Dr Sime and Partners would like to remind patients and visitors that we operate a zero tolerance approach regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of staff.
We thank you for your continued support during this difficult time.
Our practice list is currently full. If you wish to register with a doctor, please contact Practitioner Services on 0845 300 1661.
ATTENTION: any patient who is 15 minutes or more late for an appointment will not be seen and will have to make an alternative appointment.
IF WE HAVE ARRANGED FOR YOU TO ATTEND AN APPOINTMENT AT THE SURGERY, WE KINDLY ASK WHERE POSSIBLE THAT YOU ATTEND ON YOUR OWN - WEARING A FACE MASK - TO HELP MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING WITHIN THE PRACTICE.
!! THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED EVERY WEDNESDAY - FROM 11 AM TO 12 NOON - FOR A CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING !!
Anyone with symptoms of Corona virus, which include a new cough and or a high temperature should follow government advice and self-isolate along with their entire household and do not need to be seen unless you are breathless or symptoms worsen. (In force already)
***If you do feel you require to be seen all respiratory symptoms and possible Corona virus cases will be triaged by a central hub so please call 111....do not call the practice***
If you do not have symptoms but would like advice regarding Corona virus please call 0800 028 2816
For all other enquiries or appointments please phone the surgery.
Near Me Video Consultations
We are using video consultations in some cases during the Covid 19 pandemic. THE USE OF THIS FACILITY IS BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY. Patients who require medical advice (that does not include symptoms of Covid 19) should phone the practice first. Further information on the service is available at https://www.nearme.scot/ The link to our waiting room is http://nhsattend.vc/fv-sime
Dr Sime & Partners is a full, equal partnership with no restrictions or limitations. We operate within the Clackmannanshire Community Health Partnership (CHP) and are contracted to Forth Valley NHS Board to provide General Medical Services (GMS) to patients registered with our practice and to temporary residents within our practice boundary (as agreed with NHS Forth Valley (NHS Board)).
We provide immediately necessary treatment to any person who has a medical emergency within our practice boundary and who is not registered with the practice. We are not a training practice.
Details of primary medical services provided in the area can be obtained from NHS Forth Valley (NHS Board), Carseview House, Castle Business Park, Stirling, FK9 4SW. Telephone: 01786 463031. Fax: 01786 451474.
Our Community Health Centre has suitable access for disabled patients, and all the patient areas including waiting rooms, consulting rooms and toilets have wheelchair access. A hearing loop is in place at the reception desk. Designated car parking spaces are located nearest to the entrance to the Community Health Centre.
(Site updated 12/11/2020)