Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
08:00 - 13:00
As before, regardless of whether the building in Aberfoyle is closed, all telephone calls are answered and dealt with by staff in Buchlyvie.
Please note that the Practice is closed from 12pm on Thursdays. Kippen Surgery answer the telephones between 12.00 and 18.00 and can only deal with emergencies. Please contact the Practice during normal opening hours for any routine enquiries.
In exceptional circumstances, such as severe weather conditions, the above hours may be changed at short notice. If you are unsure, please telephone to check
Morning Surgery - 08.30 - 11.00
Afternoon Surgery 14.30 - 16.40
Each surgery has appointments bookable in advance and on the day.
Please note that these times may vary
The practice will be closed on the following dates for public/local NHS holidays in 2020/21:
Friday 10th April
Monday 13th April
Friday 8th May
Monday 25th May
Monday 7th September
Monday 12th October
Friday 25th December
Monday 28th December
Friday 1st January
Monday 4th January
In addition to public closures, the practice is closed for protected learning time sessions from 12.30pm until 8.00am the following morning on the following dates
Thursday 4th June
Thursday 27th August
Wednesday 28th October
Thursday 26th November
When the surgery is closed, if you require urgent medical advice please call NHS 24 on 111. If you require routine appointments or prescriptions please contact the surgery you normally attend once they re-open.
Nursing staff are available, by appointment, for blood tests, suture removals, dressings, ear syringing, etc., at the following times:
(Between the hours of 18:00 and 08:00)
Out of normal working hours patients should call NHS24 directly by dialling:
NHS24 is integrated with NHS Forth Valley’s Out-of-Hours Services, the Scottish Ambulance Service, local Accident and Emergency departments in Stirling and Falkirk and can pass patient information directly to these services.
The practice will receive next-day information about patient contact in the Out-of-Hours period from NHS Forth Valley’s Out-of-Hours Services. Patients are able to access NHS24's nurse consultation and health information services 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
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