Welcome to Cove Bay and Kincorth Medical Centre
There has been a GP practice in Kincorth since the first houses were built in the late 1940s. Over the years since then the practice has developed along with growth in the city generally.
The non-limited partnership of Kincorth Medical Practice is contracted by Grampian Primary Care NHS Trust to provide general medical services to patients and we now look after over 12,500 patients. Patients can be seen at either of our surgeries.
CHANGES HOW TO ORDER YOUR REPEAT MEDICATION FROM 1st MARCH 2017. Patient's can register to order their medication online using Vision Online Services (VOS) instead of the Repeat Prescribing option from the practice website - see links for further information. Vision Online Poster Vision Online Services Information Vision Online Registration Form
Patients who are already registered through our website to order their medication should register for VOS as soon as possible. The practice will process repeat prescription requests from both the practice website and VOS until 31st May 2017 then the option the only option to order repeat medication will be via VOS.
First Bus have confirmed that from 5th April 2017, the number 18(Charleston/Cove) bus route has been extended and it will now travel between Kincorth & Cove more frequently.
There is now a vaccine for shingles. The vaccine reduces the chances of you developing shingles and even if you do develop shingles then the disease is likely to affect you less severely.
The Shingles vaccination groups for 2016/17
If you were born on or between the dates below and you wish to also be vaccinated for Shingles please advise when you are booking in for your flu injection.
02/09/1945 to 01/09/1946
02/09/1942 to 01/09/1945 (offered previous years)
02/09/1939 to 01/09/1940
02/09/1936 to 01/09/1939 (offered previous years)
The pneumococcal vaccine protects against pneumococcal infections. Pneumococcus is a bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis and some other infections. Pneumococcus infections can affect anyone. However, some people need the pneumococcal vaccine because they are at higher risk of complications.
children - this is given in the childhood immunisation programme
adults aged 65 or over
Children and adults who have certain diseases of the lung, heart, liver, kidney and nervous system. If you are eligible and wish to be vaccinated contact the surgery.
MEN ACWY VACCINE AVAILABLE FROM THE PRACTICE TO THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS
1. 16 to 18 year olds who have left school and have not previously received a single dose of Men ACWY.
2. 18 to 25 year olds who are attending university for the first time and have not previously received a single dose of Men ACWY.
Our Cove Bay practice now has a self check in machine - if you require help to use this please ask at reception.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.
Patients who are more than 10 minutes late for their appointment will not be seen - see the Practice Policy on being Late for an Appointment (the policy can be found under Information from Cove Bay & Kincorth Medical Centres)
(Site updated 21/04/2017)