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Tarbert Guide To local Information

When you come to visit Tarbert in Kintyre, Argyll Loch Fyne in Scotland you will probably be coming by car or would have rented one. There are however good facilities for local travel and you will find below the Telephone numbers and, if available, links to the relevant web site. If you are planning to visit some of the nearby beautiful islands you would probably like to know about available ferry service, etc. General purpose information is also provided.

Medical or Surgical Emergency?

Doctor's Surgery:

Tarbert Medical Practice, Campbeltown Road, Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6TY. Telephone: 01880 820219 Fax 01880 820104

The surgery is open from Monday to Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm, and Closed on Saturday and Sunday. For 'Out of Hours' information and advice, please call NHS 24 Service on: 111

Appointment Booking:
Monday 9.00 - 11.30am, 3.30 - 5.30pm, and 6pm - 8pm twice monthly
Tuesday 8.30 - 11.30am and 3.30 - 5.30pm
Wednesday 8.30 - 11.30am and 3.30 - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00 - 11.30am
Friday 9.00 - 11.30am and 3.30 - 5.30pm

NHS 24

Scotland's national Telehealth and Telecare organisation

(1) If you think a life is in danger and you need an emergency ambulance dial 999

(2) NHS 24
, If you or someone you care for is unwell during the out of hours period (when GP surgeries are closed) then you should call 111 - the free way to phone the NHS 24 helpline from landlines and mobiles. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

When you call 111 the operator will ask you some questions:
• The reason for your call.
• Your name.
• Your date of birth.
• home address (or the address you are calling from).
• Your phone number.
• Your GP’s name/practice, etc.

Depending on your needs you will be put through to an appropriate health professional who will recommend the most appropriate care you require.

Mid Argyll Hospital:

Mid Argyll Hospital, Lochgilphead, PA31 8JZ is our local hospital providing 24 hour Accident and Emergency (A&E) cover. The hospital deals with both medical and surgical emergencies, however they only treat accidents and emergencies which are urgent or serious. If your condition is urgent you can find your own way to the hospital or call for an ambulance using 999. If you are not sure, phone NHS 24 for advice. Hospital Telephone: 01546 462000.

Tarbert Dental Surgery:

Tarbert Dental Surgery, Harbour Street, Tarbert, Argyll, PA29. Telephone: 01880 820387, . They are very keen to improve the standards of dental health in the community, especially in children. They have a child friendly waiting room and encourage family check-ups.

Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Harbour Authority:

Tarbert Harbour is a beautiful natural harbour surrounded by low lying hills. The mouth of the harbour is controlled by a small island known as 'Eileen a Choic' or Cock Island to the West of which lies another small island called 'Sgeir Bhuide'. The harbour is arranged into two parts: (1) Pier on the South side is active for ferries and fishing boats, (2) the West and North sides are areas for pontoons and anchoring of boats.

Harbour Master: Harbour Street, Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6UD. Telephone: 01880 820344, Fax: 01880 820719 VHF Radio Channel 14. If you need Tidal information click here.

Tarbert Pharmacy:

Tarbert Pharmacy, Bannockburn Building, Barmore Road, Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6TW. Telephone: 01880 820232.

Kindly note: A responsible person of the Pharmacy has indicated that the opening hours are as given below.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9.00am - 5:00pm
Sunday closed.

Tarbert Police Office:

Tarbert Police Station, School Road, Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6TE. Telephone: 01880 820200.
Serving Our Community Since May 21, 2001.

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