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Next Open Flu Clinic Tuesday 7th November – 8.30am – 7.00pm

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Welcome to Barns Medical Practice

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Emergency Department Video

Emergency Department from NHS Ayrshire & Arran on Vimeo.

SPIRE (Scottish Primary Care Information Resource)

SPIRE is a NHS Scotland initiative which gathers anonymised data from GP records to help plan services and improve the quality of care provided in the future.  For more information please visit

Patient Participation Group

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 3rd October from 5pm.  Please let a member of the reception team know if you are interested in joining.

NEW!!  Patient Walking Group

The Practice have started a Patient Walking Group which has been organised and participated in by one of our practice nurses.  Please contact the surgery to arrange to take part.  The walking group is on every Wednesday at 11am and the group meet at the surgery. 

CPR Lifesaving Skills

The Practice is holding a CPR lifesaving skills course on Tuesday 5th December 5pm until 7pm.  Please let us know if you wish to attend.

Medicines Management

This medicines factsheet has been developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland for patients to improve transparency with regards to decision-making on medicines.  It explains how a GP or other healthcare professional decides what the right treatment is, whether or not a medicine is required, and if so, which is the right medicine to presribe.

Medicines in Scotland:  What's the right treatment for you?

Hearing Aid Battery Replacement Service

The Practice are now offering a battery replacement service for hearing aids. You do not need to be registered at Barns Practice to use this service.

Antenatal Care

From 25 July 2016 all our ante natal clinic appointments will be held by the Community Midwives at Heathfield Suite in Ayr Hospital.  Patients should still book appointments for the ante natal clinic by contacting the Practice in the usual manner. Clinics for our patients are held at Heathfield Suite every Thursday and Friday afternoon.  

Bogus Calls

It has been reported that a number of our patients have been contacted by a person claiming to be from our surgery and requesting bank details.  We would like our patients to know that our staff would never request this type of information.

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