Church Place Surgery
6 Church Place Moffat DG10 9ES
Tel: Moffat (01683) 220197
Fax: (01683) 221320
Out of Hours: 111

Local Groups

Below are some local groups available to provide information or support.  These are not organised by the Surgery and therefore, if you require any further information, we kindly ask that you contact the group direct. 

Breast Cancer Support Group

Support Group Meetings on specified Tuesday dates between 12.30 and 1.30pm at Georgetown Library. For confirmation of the next date, please contact Claire Drummond on 01387 241978.

Also, come along and join the "Walkforward Group" for a local circular walk (weather dependent!)  The group meets in Dumfries on a Tuesday at 11.30am.   The walk will finish at a coffee shop giving you the opportunity to buy refreshments and have a chat. 

For further information & confirmation of dates and locations, please contact Claire Drummong on 01387 241978.

Cancer Information & Support Centre, Dumfries

Free information and support service for anyone affected by cancer (anyone who has had cancer and their family & friends).  You are welcome to drop in.  There is no need to make an appointment.

Cancer Information & Support Centre, Macmillan Centre, Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4AP.

Open: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

Cancer Support Group: First Tuesday of the every month 7pm to 8.30 pm.

For more information, Telephone Claire Drummond on 01387 241979.

Dumfries & Galloway Hard of Hearing Group

Do you need help with your NHS hearing aid? 

It can take some time to get used to hearing aids, getting used to how to manage your hearing aids and getting used to new sounds.  

The Hard of Hearing Group is a registered hcarity who have trained volunteers who provide help and support with the following:

  • Tubing, minor repairs and battery replacement.
  • Advice on how to clean your hearing aids and how to get the most of of your hearing aids.
  • Information and signposting to other services.

Drop in to Moffat Town Hall 10am to 12pm, on the second Tuesday of every month.

More information at

Moffat Huffin Puffins Group

The Moffat Huffin Puffins Group (affliated to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland) meet every Friday from 1pm to 2pm at Moffat Day Hospital.   We are an exercise and social group for people living with chest conditions. 

For more information, please contact David Jefferson on 0781 040 4111 or 01576 205979.

(Please check with your GP before taking part in exercises).

WRVS Good Neighbours

WRVS Good Neighbours provide an individual, home visiting service to older people living in this area.  If you feel you could beneift from a little extra friendship and support, then WRVS are here to help.  

Based at Unit 4, Holm Industrial Estate, Selkirk Road, Moffat. 
Telephone 01683 221477
Open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. 

Do you want to speak to someone in confidence regardnig a mesh or mesh tape implant for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse?  
If you do then call the:

Mesh Helpline

07824 537938

The mesh implant helpline is available on:
Mondays from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Thursdays from 9.00 am to 11.00 am

The Terrence Higgins Strust Scotland will be providing a service across D&G on day a week on Fridays until the end of February 2017.  They will be offering the following:

HIV Support Group  for people affected by and living with HIV - meet on 4th Thursday of each month, 5pm to 7.30 pm at Heather Lodge.

1 to 1 Support on all aspects of men having sex with me.  To book an appointment email or Text 07436 108070.

Free Condoms by Post available until the end of February, visit:

Any queries regarding HIV support please contact Johnathon Gallagher on or Text 07436108070 or visit the website. 



Do you need help with your shopping?  Food Train is a Scottish Charity working with local volunteers, providing a vital grocery delivery service to older people living in Dumfries & Galloway.

Who Can use Food Train?
Any older person living in D&G who has difficulty doing their grocery shopping due to ill health, disability, frailty or mobility problems can enjoy the benefits of their local Food Train. 

How Does it Work?

  • The volunteers will call to collect your shopping list.
  • Your order is packed in the shop in a box, complete with your till receipt and original list.
  • your order is then collected by the volunteers for delivery.
  • On receipt of your shopping you pay the cost of your shopping to Food Train, plus a small delivery charge. 

For more information, contact 01387 270800, or visit


Below are some of the activities organised by the Health Impovement Team for Annandale & Eskdale in the Moffat, Beattock & Johnstonebridge area. For more information or details of activities in other Annandale & Eskdale towns/villages, please contact the Health Improvement Team on 01461 207728

Forget-me-not Lunch Group:

Moffat House Hotel, Moffat
First Monday of every month 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Contact Helen Cook on 01387 261303

Tea & Tennis:
Beechgrove Leisure Centre, Moffat
Every Monday 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Contact Mike McMillan on 07799 033797

Royal Voluntary Service Lunch Club:
St Johns Church Hall, Moffat
Every Tuesday 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Contact Fay Salmon 01683 221026

Weekly Walk at Moffat:
Meet at Green Frog, Moffat
Every Wednesday 10.00 am
Contact Karen Robertson 01461 207050

Musical Minds Music Group:
Town Hall, Moffat
Third Wednesday of each month 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Contact Helen Cook on 01387 261303

Friday Club:
Town Hall, Moffat
Every Friday 10.00 am to 2.30 pm
Contact Jane McCulloch 07743 062618

Beattock Activity Group:
Village Hall
Tuesdays 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Contact Mary Brown 01683 300451

Beattock Lunch Club:
Every Thursday 12.00 pm
Contact Mary Brown 01683 300451

Beattock Sewing & Knitting Club:
Village Hall
Every Wednesday 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm (Oct-Apr)
Contact Janet Little 01683 300422

Johnstonebridge Lunch Club:
Johnstonebridge Community Centre
Every Wednesday 12.15 pm to 2.15 pm
Contact George Muirhead 01576 470493

Annandale Community Transport Services

What Transport is Available?
Annandale Community Transport Services (ACTS) can provide a door-to-door service to take you to your hospital appointments outwith this region. This service is available for appointments at Carlisle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.

You will need to join ACTS to book the transport.  There is a one-off cost of £3.00. This would be deducted from the annual individual membership required if you wish to travel with ACTS again. 

How Much Does it Cost?
Carlisle £6.50
Edinburgh £25.00
Glasgow £25.00
Newcastle £22.00
This is the cost of a return journey.

How to Book:
Please phone, email or call into the ACTS office in Lockerbie.  As soon as you have your appointment details, contact the oiffice to arrange your transport. 
Tel: 01576 203053
Address: 72-74 High Street, Lockerbie D1 2AA