To find out when the practice is closed for public holidays and training events, please refer to our opening hours page.
Information about what to do when the surgery is closed is also located on this page.
Shown below is a list of activities available from the surgery. The aim of the Health Promotion Clinics is to prevent rather than treat illness. To make an appointment please telephone 01382 458333 or enquire at reception.
ASTHMA/CHEST CLINIC (Daily) It is important to have your Asthma monitored at least annually. Please make an appointment for an Asthma check with our Practice nurses, Debbie Whitton or Karen Mitchell.
BABY AND CHILD SURVEILLANCE (Screening Tuesday 11.00am- 1.00pm) With the doctor and Health Visitor in attendance. These clinics are for well babies and no appointment is necessary except for immunisations.
BABY AND CHILD IMMUNISATION Your child will be invited by NHS Tayside to attend for childhood immunisations
CERVICAL SMEARS/WELL-WOMAN CLINIC (Daily) Sessions are run by our Practice Nurses. This involves a short health check and advice about healthier lifestyle.
COPD CLINIC (By arrangement) Chronic lung condition usually associated with smoking. Are you?
Then – the practice can help. Please make an appointment at our COPD Clinic run by one of our specially trained practice nurses, where you will be offered an assessment of your lung function. During these sessions you will receive information about your health condition with advice on optimum treatment. Please come to this clinic when you receive our letter of invitation.
CRYOTHERAPY CLINIC (Friday 4.00 – 5.00pm) Treatment of warts and simple skin lesions – see doctor prior to requesting appointment. Not suitable for children under 9 years.
DIABETIC CLINIC (Tuesday pm) Diabetics are reviewed regularly in the Practice Clinics and at Ninewells Hospital. If you have not been seen at either of these clinics in the last year please inform Debbie Whitton, Practice Nurse.
EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION (Daily) (Morning after pill) this is available up to three days from the time of intercourse. Please tell Receptionist if you need to see a doctor urgently about this. Confidentiality will be respected.
FAMILY PLANNING A comprehensive service is available from our Practice Nurse, Karen Mitchell, who will discuss all alternative forms of contraception with you. If you are planning a pregnancy your doctor would be happy to discuss all you need to know about having a healthy pregnancy.
HEART CLINIC (By arrangement) We run clinics for patients with a history of heart attacks. These clinics allow us to review current medication to ensure that patients receive optimum treatment following an attack and/or heart disease. It also provides us with the opportunity to discuss the importance of lifestyle issues such as exercise and diet. Once seen patients are recalled on an annual basis.
The practice continues to be involved in the Keep Well project, a new health programme designed to keep you as well as possible.
If you receive an invitation to attend the assessment either by phone or by letter, we strongly advise you to take up the offer.
There is more information available on the following websites
MATERNITY CARE (Daily) If you think you’re pregnant make an appointment with the Practice Nurse. Bring a sample of urine with you.
MIDWIFE ANTENATAL CLINIC (Weekly) Antenatal care and advice is available from our Practice Midwife. You will have the opportunity to see the Health Visitor when you attend this clinic.
MINOR SURGERY (Daily) The doctors or nurses perform some minor operations/procedures thus avoiding the need to go to hospital. See doctor prior to requesting appointment.
STOP SMOKING CLINIC To book a place contact the Tayside Smoking Helpline on 0845 600 9996
TRAVEL CLINIC (Daily) Advice on foreign travel and vaccinations is available from our Practice Nurses Liz Geissler and Karen Mitchell. Make an appointment at the earliest opportunity as at least four weeks are required for the vaccinations to take effect.
Influenza Vaccination (Annual) Available from September/October. Ask at reception for details. Influenza vaccination is recommended for all patients aged 65 and over and for patients suffering from chronic lung disease (including cystic fibrosis and Asthma on inhaled steriods), Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Immunosuppression, Chronic Liver Disease, Neurological conditions and Carers every year.
Pneumococcal Vaccination (Once Only) This vaccination can help boost your natural defences if you are at increased risk of developing pneumococcal infection. If you are over 65 and have never had this vaccination you will be eligible. Patients under 65 with certain medical conditions may be advised to have this by your doctor or nurse.
Nurse Led Clinic (Daily)
Did you know that we have a nurse led clinic every day 10am - 10.30am. Please advise the receptionist if you have any of the following:
The practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection. We will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
We may only be able to communicate results that have been requested by the Practice. It may not be possible to access results requested by secondary care (e.g. Ninewells Hospital).
We will inform you of any abnormal results or results needing further action. However if you require information about your tests please contact the Practice.
Best time to contact the Practice for results is 2pm to 3pm
Your practice is working in partnership with the Dundee Carer Centre,134 Seagate, Dundee DD1 2HB. Telephone No. 01382 200422, to offer support to patients of any age who have carer responsibilities for someone who is ill, disabled or elderly.
If you are a Carer or the person being cared for please let the practice know so that we can update our records. Reception staff will provide you will a form for completion covering the relevant information including the question of consent for details to be entered against medical records.
Dundee Carer Centre website -
The Erskine practice offers travel advice and will provide where necessary a NHS prescription and administer the following vaccinations for free –
Important – we only offer appointments at least 4 weeks before date of travel. This is to ensure we have enough time to make a comprehensive assessment of your travel needs. It also allows sufficient time for any vaccines that are required to be effective
However, depending on the country of travel we might ask you to attend a private clinic. These clinics provide specialist assessment, advice and vaccination. Please see the list below of local private clinics available in our area.
Dundee (City Centre)
Superdrug, Wellgate Centre
03333 111 007
Dundee (City Centre)
Boots, High Street
Dundee (Broughty Ferry)
Grove Health Centre
Abbey Health Centre
01241 878 645
Perth Travel Clinic
Listed by area. Erskine practice will not recommend a particular clinic and cannot guarantee this is a comprehensive list of private clinics operating in the area
3 Steps to Travel Vaccinations and Advice for Erskine practice Patients
Step 1: Contact the practice at least 4 weeks before date of travel. You will be asked details of destination and date of travel. A telephone consultation will be arranged with a practice nurse.
Step 2: If free vaccines are required (see list above), a prescription will be generated and the practice nurse will organise an appointment
Step 3: Our practice nurse will administer vaccinations (as listed on prescription) at no cost to you. Certificates (if required) will cost £17.00 per patient
Certificates: A charge of £17.00 (per patient) will applyif a certificate is required to prove you have received any of the above vaccines in the practice.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Examinations for special purpose (e.g. Insurance, fitness to undertake sports, HGV, PSV etc) do not come under the National Health Service. There is a fee for this service as recommended by the British Medical Association and is available to non-patients.
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