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The Surgery, Dounby, Orkney, KW17 2HHTel: 01856 771209
Please click the Online Consult banner below to contact us about non-urgent matters.
We are no longer taking repeat prescription requests on our main surgery telephone number. This is to reduce the volume of calls to make it easier for patients phoning for appointments, advice or in urgent need of help to get through.
Repeat prescriptions can be requested online via our website or by using the repeat prescription hotline on 771886. Please do not bring your repeat prescription request slips into the practice.
Please allow 7 days before collecting from the pharmacy.
It is extremely important in these days of continual change that all staff members are kept up to date with what is expected of them, we therefore endeavour to have a regular monthly meeting and staff training. Dounby Surgery will therefore be closed on the following Wednesday afternoons:
2020 dates to be confirmed
Monday 10th August
Monday 28th September
Friday 25th December
Monday 28th December
All Public Holidays are classed as Out of Hours which means they are covered by NHS24
Our Nurse Practitioners are on call 24 hours a day. To contact them outside opening hours, phone the Balfour Switchboard on 888000 and ask them to page the Rousay Nurse Practitioner.