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NHS 24  Telephone Number

The NHS Telephone Number has changed to 111.


Cancelling your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone.

By giving us as much notice as you can you are helping us to make sure that someone else is given your slot.


Extended Hours

Please be aware that we now offer apppointments outside of normal consulting times. 

These appointments must be booked in advance and are for patients who cannot attend the Practice during normal consulting times. These are available on all weekday mornings, from 0800 - 0930.  Please ask at reception for more details.


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You can arrange to have a CERVICAL SMEAR test now.

Routine recall 3 years.


List Removal

Please note that each year the Health Board carries out a list cleansing to remove patients that have left the practice.


If you receive a letter from the Health Authority, please make sure that you take the time to respond to their letter. 

In the event that no action is taken, you may be removed from our Practice List.


Bowel Screening

Visit the Bowel Screening Website


Tams Brig SurgeryWelcome to Tam's Brig Surgery

Tam's Brig Surgery has been on this site since the 1940s. It has been extensively enlarged and modernised over the years and is owned by the doctors.

The building accommodates the Primary Care Health Team of doctors, nurses, Health Visitors and Midwives and their staff.


Emergency Appointment Slots

Our appointment system enables you to pre-book appointments.  Our on the day appointments are only for emergency situations where you need to see a doctor urgently and you cannot wait for a pre-bookable appointment.  However these ten minute appointments are used very quickly.  In order to offer more appointments,  all of our doctors now have two extra appointments in the morning and the afternoon. These emergency slots are offered to you at a specific time, are  for five minutes, and are only for one urgent problem.


Easter Holidays

Please note the Surgery will close for the Easter Holidays and will not be open on Friday 3 April or Monday6.  PLease ensure that you have ordered your repeat if you would otherwise run out over this long weekend.







We fit all types of long-acting reversible contraception

  • Extremely reliable
  • Contraception from 3-10 years depending on device
  • Easily fitted
  • Make an appointment to discuss today
  • Coils/IUS/IUD fitted by all the female doctors (Drs Brown, Lunan and Roy). Please ask for a 30 minute ‘coil’ appointment
  • Nexplanons (‘the rod’) fitted by all the female doctors and Sister Fraser. Please ask for a 20 minute ‘Nexplanon’ appointment
  • Nexplanons removed by the female doctors. Please ask for a 20 minute ‘removal’ appointment. Please make an appointment to discuss first.
  • Both coils and Nexplanons can be removed and a new one fitted during the same appointment.
  • No more missed pills ever again!








More on the Mirena coil:

  • The Mirena coil (IUS) can be used as part of hormone replacement therapy.
  • Can be used for 7 years from the age of 45 taking you through the menopause.
  • Also regularly used for the treatment of heavy and painful periods.





Patient Suggestions/Complaints

Please note that if you wish to make a complaint regarding your treatment or any other aspect of care by the surgery, we are unable to take the complaint via this website, it must be done by letter to the surgery, or using the complaints form held at Reception.

Repeat Prescriptions


If you wish to order a repeat prescription:-

1.        Request via our Website  using the link below

2.        Request via Telephone  - 01292 262697 after 10.00

3.        Use the form attached to your prescription and tick the items that you require

4.        Complete a Repeat Prescription Request Form.

If you are requesting using the forms, please post the completed request in the repeat Prescription box at Reception.


If you have a query with your repeat prescription, the Receptionist will be happy to help you.


(Site updated 20/03/2015)
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