WE WILL BE CLOSED:


 

25 December 2019

 

26 December 2019


1 January 2020


17 March 2020

13 April 2020


14 April 2020


8 May 2020


25 May 2020


13 July 2020


31 August 2020


25 December 2020


28 December 2020

 


Additional Closures:

 

None at present



In cases of genuine medical emergency, please call:


Dalriada Urgent Care on 028 25 663500

IMPACT Agewell


If you are living alone or with another person and are aged 65 years and over - this service may be of interest to you.


It provides support and services within our local community and is offered to our older population.


If you have two or more of the following conditions, this IMPACT Agewell service may be provided to you. Conditions like:


- Diabetes

- A lung diagnosis

- Heart Disease

- Stroke

- Parkinson's

- Osteoporosis

- Hypertension


A dedicated IMPACT Agewell team member will take to you about ways to improve your quality of life by providing you with person-centred services which focus on your well-being and social needs.


Services can include:


- Befriending

  service.


- Home security

  checks.


- Handyperson.


- Support Groups.


- Community

  Transport - etc.


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT OUR STAFF ON:


028 25 821551

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Welcome to Portglenone Health Centre

 

 

We are located in the town of Portglenone, approximately 10 miles from Ballymena in Co Antrim.

 

We are a professional and courteous team which consists of five doctors and we provide a range of general medical services for our patients as well as Podiatry, Health Visiting and Speech and Language services, for example.

 

The doctors are happy to provide:

 

Maternity medical services alongside our Midwifery-led Ante-natal Clinic

Contraceptive services

Child Health Surveillance services

Minor Surgery and Cervical Screening services

 

 

Other Services we provide to support you:

 

As well as providing general medical services we offer additional services to our patients:

 

Podiatry, Speech and Language Therapy, Counselling and Ante-natal care

 

 

Our doctors are:

 

Dr Dorothy McCusker, Dr Richard Browne,

Dr Alastair Aicken, Dr Joanne McMullin and Dr P R Topping

 

 

The doctors run the Health Centre as a group practice.  This means that when any one of the doctors is on leave, or absent for any other reason, the other partners will be available.  Locum doctors will be engaged by the partners as and when they consider it necessary to maintain an adequate provision of services to the practice population.

 

 

 

Clinics provided:

 

Chronic Disease Management -

Diabetes

Heart Disease

Asthma

COPD

 

Childhood Immunisation

Cervical Screening

Anti-Coagulant Monitoring

 

 

            

 

 

Opening Hours:

 

Monday to Friday - 8.00 am to 5.30 pm

 

 Telephone - 028 25 821551

 Fax          - 028 25 822539

 

 

 

Out of Hours Arrangements:

 

Any patient requiring a doctor when the surgery is closed is advised to telephone 028 25 663500.  This will put you through to a service known as Dalriada Urgent Care which has centres based in Ballymena and Moneymore.  This service is a co-operative between all the doctors in your local area.

 

When you telephone this dedicated number you will be asked to give the reasons for your call.  The doctor will then decide whether to advise you, ask you to visit the duty centre, or make a house call.  It is for the doctor to decide whether a house call is necessary and he/she reserves the right to refuse home visits. 

 

Please note - this is an emergency service only and if possible you should wait until the next morning’s surgery to see the doctor.  You should not attend the “out of hours” centre without telephoning them first!

 

 

 

IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

 

DIAL 999 IMMEDIATELY

 

 

 

 

Home Visits

 

Please only request a home visit if you are too ill to attend the surgery.  Such calls should be requested before 10.00am to allow the doctors to plan their visiting.  Requests for genuine emergency visits during surgery hours will be accommodated at all times.

 

 

 

 

Results

 

You can receive the results of your tests between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm (Monday - Friday).   Contact us via the main telephone number (028 25 821551) and Press 3 for Results.