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Open Access Changes following patient feedback

- New number check in system before 8am. See Latest news section for more information.

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Telephone 01555 777500 to make an appointment

St Luke's Medical Practice.

We chose this name as St.Luke's Tower is a well known Carluke landmark, visable from our wing in our new health centre. Tower
  Also, St.Luke, in the Bible, was a physician.

We hope you like our new name, and our lovely new Health Centre.

Thank you for your patience during the time of our move.

We realise that we are continuing a heritage of medical care as a GP practice in Carluke.
Since the NHS began in 1948, Carluke has been served by a succession of respected GPs. Dr.Cuthbert, then Dr.Sommerville practiced out of a property in Clyde Street.  
Dr.Paterson joined with Dr.Sommerville in 1958, and for a few years, the practice was housed in the 'Templar's Hall'.
In about 1976, the practice moved to our previous premises in Market Place, where Dr.Paterson was joined by Dr.Ann Jackson.

Gradually, with more doctors joining, and changes in medicine, we feel that we 'outgrew' the old health centre, and plans were made to move to Chapel Street.

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Our Doctors

Dr Stewart and Dr Innes both started in the practice in 1984.
Dr Boyd joined in 1991, Dr Gemmill in 1992, Dr Macdonald in 1994 and Dr Jack in 2015.

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Open Access Appointments

We run an Open Access clinic between
8am - 9.30am each weekday morning.

We are unable to accommodate a lot of people waiting in the shared waiting area in the foyer. We would ask you NOT to turn up too early. The receptionists will be unable to take names before 8am.
The Health Centre doors do not open before 8.00am. Patients with a booked appointment (extended hours) are admitted individually by pressing the button at the back door.


We will endeavour to see patients as quickly as possible.

Thanks for your patience.

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Patient Advice & Support

Patient Advice and Support Service The Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) is delivered by the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Service. The service is independent and provides free, confidential information, advice and support to anyone who uses the NHS in Scotland. It aims to support patients, their carers and families in their dealings with the NHS and in other matters affecting their health.

The service promotes an awareness and understanding of the rights and responsibilities of patients. It also advises and supports people who wish to give feedback, make comments, raise concerns or make a complaint about treatment and care provided by the NHS in Scotland.

The Patient Advice and Support Service will: 

  • Help clients understand their rights and responsibilities as patients
  • Provide information, advice and support for those wishing to give feedback or comments, raise concerns or make complaints about health care delivered by NHS Scotland.
  • Ensure clients feel listened to, supported, and respected when raising concerns about difficult experiences
  • Work with the NHS to use feedback to improve NHS service provision.

The Patient Advice and Support Service also provides general advice and help on a range of issues, such as housing, employment, benefits or money worries. Support with these issues can have a positive impact on the health of clients. Clients can also access information and advice on how to access health and community services that offer additional support with health care needs. The service is a valuable resource for frontline NHS staff because it offers a wide range of support for patients in relation to health and health care.

How to contact the Patient Advice and Support Service

The Patient Advice and Support Service can be accessed through any Scottish citizens advice bureau.  You can find your local bureau by using the search facility at the top of this page. There is more information about the service at www.patientadvicescotland.org.uk/ 

Related publications: 

pdfPatient Advice and Support Service (PASS) leaflet

pdf Patient Advice and Support Service briefing sheet



 
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