Welcome to Ellon Medical Group
With patient’s 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. For GDPR information and Subject Access Requests please visit the 'Practice Policies' section.
Wuhan Novel Coronavirus
Patients calling for an appointment related to a cough or respiratory problem will be asked if they have recently visited mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macao or have had contact with anyone who has recently travelled from these destinations. If "yes" you will be advised to self-isolate until you receive a call back from the duty doctor with current medical advice. DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY AS A WALK-IN PATIENT TO MINIMISE RISK OF INFECTION SPREAD.
Any patient who contacts the practice asking for advice who has NO SYMPTOMS but has visited China recently, or has had contact with someone who has recently travelled from China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macao will be advised to contact NHS 24. Dedicated Wuhan Coronavirus Helpline 0800 028 2816. For further information visit:
Get Well Keep Well
Please visit the current NHS campaign video which will provide information regarding the NHS Grampian 'KnowWhoToTurnTo' website and different services options. Under the 'Self-Help' and 'Pharmacist' pages there is a link to ‘Coughs, Colds & More’ which provides brief information regarding self-care, links to download NHS Grampian Self-Help Guides for Coughs, Sore throat, Earache and Sinusitis and also links to the 'NHSInform' and Antibiotic Guardian websites.
MSK Self Help or Occupational Therapy Support
Musculoskeletal (MSK) Disorders (e.g. back pain or sports injuries) or for Occupational Therapy support - please see "Further Information", Minor Illness respective sections of the website for self referral or contact information.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
You may also wish to consider joining the Patient Participation Group which meets quarterly. Visit the 'Have your say', Patient Group section for further information.
Dermatology GP Clinics
Effective 1st April 2020, GP provided Dermatology Clinic services will cease resultant to withdrawal of Aberdeenshire GP Practice's respective Service Level Agreement Contracts.
We kindly ask all patients to ensure that your contact details held with reception are current, including mobile telephone number and email address where available.
In the event that your telephone is subject to screening/withheld number barring, please ensure that you provide an alternative mobile phone number for Duty Doctor call back or when requesting telephone consultation appointments.
Our health centre is fully accessible to disabled patients, with wheelchair access in all waiting rooms, and consulting rooms. We also have disabled toilet facilities available. A hearing loop is in place at the front reception desk. A wheelchair is available at reception. Designated disabled parking spaces are located nearest to the entrance to the health centre.
Ellon Group Practice is taking a significant step in improving the health and wellbeing of patients and staff by committing to being a parkrun practice, joining over 1,400 Parkrun practices across the UK.
What is parkrun?
- Free, weekly 5km walk/jog/run that takes place every Saturday at 0930h
- Walk, run, jog, volunteer or spectate - take part in any way that suits you
- Open to all, including those who are inactive or have health conditions or disabilities
- Organised by local volunteer teams
- Over 850 locations across the UK
- Opportunity to socialise, make friends and be part of a welcoming, supportive community
(Site updated 17/02/2020)