Diary of a Lockdown -Week 9

Monday 18th May Keely has now developed a family recipe book to add to her fundraising for Macmillans.  As ever her presentation skills are second to none….  and Ionagh has also donated her secret recipes for her monster Yorkshire puddings!! Family Recipe Bundles! Recipes include: Lemon Meringue Pie Never Fail Sponge White Chocolate and Lime…

Diary of a lockdown – week 2

Monday 30th March The corona virus continues to spread devastation throughout the UK.  Currently centres are being setup up to cope with the expected devastation this virus will have. In Scotland the SSC in Glasgow is being converted to a treatment centre. Our patients are continuing to be understanding of our situation which is still…

Eden’s Pets

To celebrate National Pet Month, Helen asked all the members of the team to send her photos of their pets (some of these can be seen below). It was great to see just how many we had (and still have) between us! However…….  for future reference a couple of photos was wanted from everyone…..  not…

Social Media

Gillian from Highland Dental Plan attended the practice this week to discuss social media and online marketing with Helen and Ionagh. We were pleased to hear that she thought our Facebook site was on the right track, however, Gillian felt that we should also be looking at developing Instagram and LinkedIn profiles. It was very…

Medical Emergencies Course

??This afternoon the practice attended their yearly medical emergencies training course. We dearly hope our skills are never put to use, however if the worst happens…… we’re ready. ? We were joined by a previous employee of the practice, Louise, who unfortunately has now moved away…. however it was great to catch up with all…

Aberlour Whisky ?

Today Keely and her fiancé Struan went to Aberlour whisky to pick up the first of the Bottles that have been kindly donated for the Auction in September in aid of Maggies Charity. We are very grateful to the distillery for donating a very special bottle of their limited edition single malt, worth over £135!!!…

Cryptic Quiz for Maggies

As part of our Maggie’s fundraising, Ken brought a cryptic quiz into the practice for all the staff and patients to try, entries cost £1 and the prize for this is a £10 voucher. It soon became very apparent that cryptic quizzes were not our area of expertise …..  that is apart from Keely who…

Birthday Celebrations

  To celebrate the four recent birthdays at the practice, of Anna, Keely, Ionagh and Chelsea, we all went to celebrate with a lunch and a couple of “lemonades”. We started the afternoon with a lunch at Revolution bar in Inverness, where the food was absolutely delicious and plentiful.  We then went over to a…

Winnie the Dachshund

Today we were lucky enough to have a wee visitor  to the practice.  Keely and Chelsea were delighted to look after Winnie the 11week old miniature Dachshund, whilst her owner was in the practice.  It has been decided that the addition of a therapy pet would be a valuable asset to the practice……  we just…

Irn Bru Challenge

In the coming month we will be focusing on sugar in the practice As Chelsea was convinced that she could tell the difference between all the Irn Bru types  ??? it was decided that we would all do a blind taste test between the 4 main varieties sold in the local Tesco. ?‍???‍?   The…