Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:
Important - These 4 reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Read general information such as:
Skerryvore PracticeThe BalfourForeland RoadKirkwall, KW15 1NZTel: 01856 888240
If you would like to register with the Practice please ask at the Reception Desk or download a Registration Form and return to the Practice. We ask to see photographic identification for all registrations.Please download our Practice Leaflet for further information about the Practice.
Our practice area covers Kirkwall and the parishes of St Ola, Orphir, Tankerness, Toab, Deerness, Holm, Firth and parts of Stenness and Rendall.
We are pleased to accept patients from these areas onto our list.
Our local Health Board is NHS Orkney and the Primary Care Department can be contacted via The Balfour, Kirkwall on Telephone 888 066 (Head of Primary Care Services).
Non-English speaking patients can request assistance from a translator using the Language Line.
Please ask at the Reception if you would like to use this service during your appointments.
If you are ill whilst you are away from home, the Practice can see you as a Temporary Resident.If you feel you need to be seen please contact the Practice to arrange an appointment.
Please note that Temporary Residents must reside within the Practice boundary.
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