Appointments – 01595 693201
Repeat prescriptions – 01595 693201

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

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 is required. To make an appointment (required if for removal of Implanon or insertion of Mirena coil), phone 01595 743 000 during clinic times and ask for the Sexual Health Clinic.

Maternity Care

When you discover you are pregnant you should contact the Maternity Department at the Gilbert Bain Hospital. The midwives are available on 01595 743012.

Should you wish to discuss your pregnancy with a GP, please make an appointment through Reception.

Travel Vaccinations

Travel vaccinations are now being offered through NHS Shetland.

Please email

Patient Travel Service

If you are required to travel off island to attend a hospital appointment you should contact patient travel on 01595 743305 to discuss your travel requirements. Further details and the Patient Travel Policy can be found by following the link below:

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 9th September, 2020