Dr Roger Paterson has now retired from his work at St. Margaret's Health Centre, having been with us for 30 years. We will all miss him as a colleague and a friend as part of the health care team and know that the many patients he has helped will miss him too. We wish him many happy and healthy years of retirement.


 COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

We are very keen to keep our patients informed of where we are in the COVID vaccination programme but occasionally we fall behind due to the current workload.

Drop in Clinics

We are strictly bound by the rules on priority groups to be vaccinated set by the Scottish Government and currently have finished all 1st vaccines to groups 1 - 6 with only a few patients still to be appointed and are rapidly working our way through the 2nd vaccines.

If you are an unpaid carer and have not yet been vaccinated you can click the link below to register for a vaccine.

Self-registration portal for unpaid carers

For Patients in Groups 7 – 9 and patients 49 years and under

You will be appointed by NHS Tayside using the national ServiceNow appointing system.

This system utilises patient postcodes and appoints them into one of their vaccination centres at Dewars, Pitlochry or Blairgowrie. 

As with all new systems there may be a few patients who would prefer a different appointment, or appointment venue and the letter you receive will advise you how change this

Face Covering Exemption Card application link or call 0800 121 6240

CORONAVIRUS - If you have a persistent cough and fever or CORONA VIRUS related symptoms and are managing at home please self isolate in line with national guidelines.

If you feel you need further clinical assessment please call NHS24 on 111 at all times.

PLEASE SEE OUR Covid-19 (coronavirus) section on the right hand side of this website

We now have a face book page

We'll Keep You Right - If you're not sure where to go for treatment or who to see visit: nhsinform- your community health care services

A feedback form can be found at the bottom of Contact Details page

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Self referral for Hearing Assessment

Using self referral means that you do not have to see any other health care provider including your GP or practice nurse first. Leaflet available in reception.

Please call 01382 596965 to make an
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Perth and Kinross Credit Union finally opened its doors to the public on 7th April 2014. Come and join us in promoting regular saving in, and providing low cost loans for our community. If you live or work in Perth and Kinross then you can become a member. Check us out at, visit us at 282 High Street, Perth or telephone 01738 624872 for more info and to get an application form.

For links to information about heat and sun safety, food safety, weather and travel take a look at the following documents -

Safe Summer In Scotland

Heat & Sun Safety for Schools & Early Years

Lipoedema - a learning module to raise awareness of this condition


Cancer Research UK

Unused bras? Why not contribute them to the "bra bank" at our reception desk, in aid of Cancer Research UK.

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) was formed in 1993. Their objective is to improve the quality of health care for patients in Scotland. More information about SIGN can be found on their website

Know what to expect of your GP? Take a look at this document - A Guide for Patients

How to Volunteer for Medical Research without having to do anything (apart from click a few buttons) -  GoSHARE

For help in weighing up media and on-line claims about cures and treatments for medical conditions have a look at this - I've Got Nothing to Lose

Stop Smoking

Thinking about stopping smoking? Watch this video to help you make up your mind.

Scottish & Southern Energy offer extra support to individuals during a power cut. Find out if you are eligible and join their Priority Services Register here - Scottish & Southern Energy

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