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.
FLU INJECTIONS - If you are aged 65 or over or have an eligible medical condition please contact the surgery to arrange your flu injection appointment - if telephoning the surgery please call after 10am.
Festive Opening Times at the Practice
The Christmas and New Year period is once again just around the corner. We will be closed from 6pm on Friday 23rd December and reopen again at 8am on Wednesday 28th December. We will be closed again from 6pm on Friday 30th December and will reopen at 8am on Wednesday 4th January 2017. Please try to ensure that all requests for repeat prescriptions and review appointments are made outwith this potentially busy period.
First Bus have confirmed that from 17th April 2016, the number 18(Charleston/Cove) bus route has been extended and it will now travel between Kincorth & Cove.
EBOLA - If you feel ill and have travelled to an Ebola affected country within the last 21 days (particularly Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea) please do NOT attend the surgery. Please stay at home and await a call back from the Duty Doctor who will advise on further action. This is to minimise any risk of spreading illness to other people.
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.
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 30/11/2016)