Appointments – 01595 693201
Repeat prescriptions – 01595 693201

General enquiries & results
01595 693201 (results after 2pm only)


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments advice

We use a system called askmyGP which is an easy and fast way to ask for any kind of help from the practice. Available 24/7 and we respond during working ... [continue] Appointments advice

Asthma Review

For patients who are due an annual asthma review. Please would you answer the questions on the form below and submit it to us. If your symptoms are deteriorating or you ... [continue] Asthma Review

Clinics and services

Family planning All doctors provide contraceptive advice. The Sexual Health Clinic at the Gilbert Bain Hospital runs every Monday evening, 1830 – 2030. Contraceptive advice is also available here. For a general discussion, no appointment ... [continue] Clinics and services

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS 24 website and the NHS Inform website. These buttons will take you to different sections of ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following: Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.) ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Pharmacy and prescribing

The Lerwick practice works closely with the three town pharmacies.  These are: Boots, Commercial Street.   Tel: 692619 WHB Sutherlands, Freefield.  Tel: 693502 Laing’s Pharmacy, Kantersted Road. Tel: 692579 There are ... [continue] Pharmacy and prescribing

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You do not require a doctor’s sickness certificate for any illness lasting seven days or less. Your employer may however require you to complete a self-certification form (SC2) which is ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephones are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone 01595 693201 for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 2pm each day. To ensure ... [continue] Test results

Text message reminders

You can now register to receive information by text message on your phone regarding appointments and health care. If you wish to register for this messaging service please complete the ... [continue] Text message reminders

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014