Skerryvore Practice Self Help

This section of our website has been developed to provide patients of Skerryvore Practice with health information and advice online.

Self care is a patient’s ability to look after themselves and their family by managing their health and fitness, managing Minor Ailments or illnesses, and managing long term illnesses.

There are many accessible health resources and services available to patients in Orkney which can reduce the need to make a GP appointment, saving both the patient and GP time.

Did you know many common conditions and minor illnesses such as colds or aches and pains can be dealt with by your Pharmacist?

Did you know you can self refer to the Physiotherapy Department, The Balfour, without the need to see a GP first?

These are just a few things which can save you and your GP time.  Please browse this section for more information on the services available in Orkney.

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