Welcome to Dr Sime & Partners
Throughout the last year, the practice has restricted the footfall within the waiting room for the safety of all patients and staff. This will continue at present.
The Practice has always and will continue to be open for ALL essential primary care problems but, on the advice of Health Protection Scotland, we have in place a process whereby everyone is screened by telephone prior to being seen. You will appreciate that this makes our lines far busier than usual, but we ask you to bear with us during this time.
Practice staff will ask you for some general information to help you to see or speak to the most appropriate person in the practice. This may not always be with a doctor, but with another member of the health care team, pharmacists, mental health nurses, physiotherapists, general practice nurses, or advanced nurse practitioners who may be available to help.
Before you get in touch, please consider whether you can manage your condition safely yourself by getting advice from our self-help guides on NHS Inform or by speaking with your local pharmacist.
Again, we thank you for your patience and understanding.
Our practice list is currently full. If you wish to register with a doctor, please contact Practitioner Services on 0845 300 1661.
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.
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.
!! THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED EVERY WEDNESDAY - FROM 11 AM TO 12 NOON - FOR A CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING !!
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 12/05/2021)