Sanday Surgery is located within Flebister House, Sanday. Flebister House is situated in Lady, the village in the centre of the island. It was erected by subscription of the population to house the island doctor in the 19th century and now comprises 2 consulting rooms, a waiting room with web access for patients, a dispensary and an interview room for visiting therapists. VC facilities have been installed to allow remote consultation where appropriate. Wheelchair access is also available.
There are 4 Doctor's that work on a rota system -
Dr's on Duty
19 July – 8 Aug – Dr Anna Ridge 9 Aug – 29 Aug – Dr Chris Thorne
30 Aug – 26 Sept – Dr Nicole Shaer 27 Sept – 17 Oct - Dr Neal Gillespie
18 Oct - 7 Nov - Dr Chris Thorne 8 Nov - 28 Nov - Dr Anna Ridge
29 Nov - 19 Dec - Dr Neal Gillespie 20 Dec - 9 Jan - Dr Anna Ridge
10 Jan - 30 Jan - Dr Chris Thorne
Emergency Contact Information
These services are provided on island by the Doctor and Nurse who are on duty 24/7. Together with the SAS ambulance driver and the volunteer responders they also provide a response to more serious emergencies such as heart cases and road traffic accidents, while transfer by helicopter to Kirkwall or Aberdeen is awaited.
If you need an Dr or Nurse in an emergency please call Balfour Hospital Switchboard on 01856 888 000 and they will page them. (This is much quicker than 999.