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We now require 48 HOURS to process ALL PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS. Prescriptions will be available for collection at the surgery after 48 hours from the request. This change is due to increased pressure on resources, thank you for your co-operation and understanding.


There has been a stock shortage for this years child flu vaccine for 2-5 year olds. The surgery are receiving limited and sporadic stock. Please call the surgery for further information.


The surgery has an NHS Advanced Physiotherapist - Kirsty Anderson, for more information please see the 'Clinics & Services' tab.


We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Practice Nurse, Alice Herrington.


Travel Clinic - Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, we are not able to provide this service at present. We appreciate your understanding at this time and we will update the website once the clinic is restarted. For a list of private travel clincs please see the following page: Private Travel Clinics.


We would like to welcome our new GP Registrars, Dr Waters and Dr Forrest.


We would like to give a warm welcome back to Dr Grieve who has joined the surgery on a permanent basis.


Click here to apply for Patient Access to make appointments and order repeat prescriptions online.


Our next public holiday date - 25th and 26th of December 2019


Child Immunisations are moving out of the GP Surgery:- From the 10th of September 2018 your child will receive their immunisations at Community Centre for Health, 547 Dumbarton Road, G11 6HU.


For self treatment and advice on who to contact please visit NHS Choices or Know Who To Turn To


Since the 1st January 2018 510 patients have failed to attend an appointment after receiving a text reminder - This is the equivalent of 85 HOURS of clinical time. If you do not require your appointment please inform the surgery - we have a cancellation line and also a text service where you can reply CANCEL.



 

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP):

Majella Beattie

We have recently welcomed Majella Beattie to the practice staff to work as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP). ANPs are nurses who have acquired extra skill-sets that enable them to operate at a higher clinical level than normal practice nurses. An ANP can diagnose, prescribe and manage patient conditions in a way similar to GPs. At the moment our ANP appointments are suitable for the following conditions:

    • Coughs/Colds

    • Chest/sinus infections

    • Cold sores/athletes foot

    • Diarrhoea/constipation

    • Ear/nose/throat infections

    • Eye infection/stye/conjunctivitis

    • Hay fever

    • Headaches

    • Indigestion

    • Impetigo/shingles

    • Muscular pain

    • UTIs (but only if the patient does not meet criteria for the Pharmacy service)

    • Vaginal discharge

    • Wound infections



 

The ANP clinics are always supported by the Duty Doctor for advice when required.

 

 

Limitations

    1. The ANP clinics are for self-limiting conditions not linked to an on-going medical condition, in other words patients that have a new set of symptoms that are not part of a chronic pre-existing condition

    1. If a patient has a recurrent infection they should book an appointment with a GP.

    1. Pregnant women and children under five years old should book an appointment with a GP. 



 

 
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