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Dr Maple Retirement (June 2023)

Dr Christine Maple would like to thank colleagues and patients for their kind words, good wishes and gifts on her retirement from the practice on 30th June.

“I have enjoyed working at the Erskine Practice and looking after our patients for the last 23 years. I am now looking forward to spending time with my family and travelling as I enter this next phase of my life. I wish everyone a healthy and prosperous future.”


We thank Dr Maple for her contribution as a GP partner for the many years she was at the Practice and wish her a long and happy retirement. 

Surgery Abroad Without an NHS Referral 

NHS Scotland does not recommend choosing to pay to travel abroad for surgery as part of a packaged holiday.  Please see attached information leaflet for more information. 

Surgery Abroad Without NHS Referral

Extended Hours Service

From October 2022, the Practice will provide an extended hours service offering pre-bookable telephone appointments on Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7.30am. Reception staff can assist if you wish to utilise this service.  Our phone lines open at 8am as usual for routine and urgent care 

Sources of Support (social prescribing)

Social prescribing is an approach which is being used in GP Practices to help patients with non- medical issues which are impacting upon their mental health and wellbeing. The link worker is part of the GP Practice team and is an experienced practitioner who will work with you on the issues which are causing you the most concern and identify services/community groups/activities which are best placed to help you.

A patient information leaflet and self referral form is available using in the links below

Patient Information Leaflet - Sources of Support

Self Referral Form - Sources of Support

NHS Tayside Vaccination Service


More information on the vaccination programme in Tayside is available at

Patient Assessment and Liaison Mental Health Services (PALMS)

 Are you worried about your mental health? Feeling overwhelmed or low and need to talk to someone about seeking relevant support?

You can self refer to PALMS for consultation.


Who is this service for?

  • Anyone aged 16-64 years old who is experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Individuals aged 16-17 years old who are not enrolled in school education.
  • Anyone not currently seeing a mental health professional (e.g. psychologist, mental health nurse or psychiatrist
  • Individuals struggling with low mood, anxiety, self esteem, distressing life events or other difficulties that you would like help with.


To find out if PALMS is the right service for you, please speak to the medical practice reception staff on 01382 458333

Please quote "Mental health specialist" or "PALMS".

Palms Patient information leaflet

E-mail is checked daily by administration staff during our working hours. Emails will be reviewed and passed to the appropriate member(s) of the Erskine Practice. 

Please be advised this is NOT a suitable address for URGENT clinical problems.  You should call the practice reception on 01382 458333, or contact NHS 24 when the practice is closed.


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