Welcome to Portrush Medical Centre
The doctors and staff at Portrush Medical Centre are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare. We run many clinics for the management of chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and offer a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.
FLU VACCINATIONS 2018/19
A NEW VACCINE WILL BE INTRODUCED SPECIFICALLY FOR PATIENTS OVER 65 YEARS OF AGE (FLUAD®)
HOWEVER THIS NEW VACCINE IS CURRENTLY IN LIMITED SUPPLY AND IS UNLIKELY TO BE FULLY AVAILABLE UNTIL MID-NOVEMBER
WE ARE DUE TO RECEIVE A REDUCED STOCK IN OCTOBER AND UPON RECEIPT WE WILL CONTACT PATIENTS OVER 75 YEARS OF AGE AS THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY WISHES TO PRIORITISE THIS GROUP OF PATIENTS FIRST.
PATIENTS AGED 65 – 74 WILL BE CONTACTED AS SOON AS FURTHER STOCK IS RECEIVED BY THE PRACTICE
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NO SUPPLY ISSUES FOR OTHER AT RISK GROUPS, CLINICS WILL START FROM 10th OCTOBER – INVITATIONS BY POST:
o Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV) - This is recommended for children aged from 6 months to 2 years and in adults from 18 years to less than 65 years of age who are at increased risk from flu because of a long term health condition.
o Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) - This is a nasal spray and is licensed for children and young people from 2 years old to less than 18 years of age.
Available Online Services
Online Appointments - This enables you to view, book, or cancel your appointments with the doctor/nurse online.
Online Repeats – This facility allows you to request or check your repeat prescriptions online.
You will need to register with the practice to assess this service, and once registered you will be given information that will enable you to create your username and password.
If you are interested in this service, please complete this registration form which is also available at reception and return it to us
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(Site updated 01/10/2018)