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Welcome to Portlethen Medical Centre

We are a friendly NHS General Practice located in Portlethen, Aberdeenshire.

Our Practice aims to improve the health of those living in the Portlethen area, working closely with many local community services to achieve this.

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Just a reminder that we are closed for unscheduled care due to the public holiday today. Booked appointments will go ahead as normal. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
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The practice will be closed for the public holiday on Monday 8th July so you will not be able to phone the practice or submit Engage Consult requests on that day. We will be open as usual on Tuesday 9th July.If while we are closed you have a problem requiring urgent medical attention please call 111 for NHS 24. In an emergency please call 999.Some patients have routine appointments already arranged for Monday and these will still be going ahead. We are using the public holiday to catch up on routine appointments to attempt to keep the waiting time down.Thank you 🙏 ... See MoreSee Less
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The practice will be closed for staff training today (Wednesday 3rd July) from 1.00pm.You will still be able to submit Engage Consult requests and these will be triaged as usual.If you require urgent medical attention that cannot wait please call 0345 013 0720.Thank you 🙏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Minor injuries are now triaged by NHS 24. If you have any of the conditions listed below or you are not sure if it is a minor injury, please call 111. - Sprains and strains- Suspected broken bones- Injuries, cuts and bruisesThe clinicians on the call will triage your condition and if you need treatment or an X-ray they will organise for you to be seen at your nearest minor injury centre which is Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. If you contact the practice with a minor injury you will be asked to call 111. ... See MoreSee Less
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We want to help you get the right medical assistance when you’re ill, injured or have a long term condition. Going directly to the person with the appropriate skills is important. This can help you to a speedier recovery and makes sure all NHS services are run efficiently.


When you need healthcare advice or help with medicines


Sudden loss of vision. Blurred vision. Painful or red eyes?


When your mouth or teeth need urgent attention

NHS Out-of-hours

When your GP and local pharmacy are closed

Minor Injuries Unit

When you need urgent care for a minor injury, burn or fracture

Accident & Emergency

When an illness or injury is serious or life-threatening