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Travel Vaccinations: GP surgeries no longer provide a travel vaccination service, for more information on how to get travel vaccinations please visit the following page: Northcote Surgery - Travel Vaccinations

Isolation Note: To obtain an isolation note for your employer please visit the NHS website: 111.nhs.uk/isolation-note.

Post COVID recovery letter: To obtain a letter to show your post COVID status please visit the NHS inform website or call 0808 196 8565.

Record of COVID Vaccine: To obtain a record of your COVID vaccine status please visit the NHS inform website or 0808 196 8565.

COVID Vaccination Exemption Certificates: GPs and their teams cannot issue vaccination exemption certificates. Further information on the vaccination exemption certificates scheme can be found on the Scottish Government and NHS Inform websites or alternatively you can call the COVID status helpline on 0808 196 8565.

COVID Vaccine: For information regarding the COVID vaccination please visit the NHS Inform website or failing this call the COVID vaccine helpline on 0800 030 8013.

Staff Training - The surgery will be CLOSED every Tuesday between 12.30 - 13.30 for staff training. For urgent matters, there will still be a telephone service.

Minor Injury Units

Minor Injury Units (MIU)

For minor injuries that have occurred up to 2 weeks before you can attend a Minor Injury Unit (MIU) in Glasgow.

Your assessment at MIU will be carried out by a team of highly experienced staff, led by Emergency Nurse Practitioners giving you quick access to health information, advice and treatment. Treatment includes being able to arrange x-rays if required, apply plasters or splints and stitch and dress wounds.

 

What can be treated at a Minor Injuries Unit? 



    • Cuts, wounds (including those that may need stitches) and bruising

    • Minor burns and scalds

    • Sprains, minor injuries or broken bones - in legs below the knee, and arms below the shoulder, where you can bear the weight through your foot or move your fingers (our experienced staff can arrange x-rays and apply plaster if required)

    • Insect bites or other animal bites

    • Tetanus immunisation after an injury

    • Minor head injury - where there has been no loss of consciousness or vomiting, and no residual symptoms i.e. headache, nausea, visual disturbance, dizziness or any other symptom of concussion

    • Removal of foreign bodies from eyes, nose or ears

    • Nose injuries and broken noses

    • Removal of rings, earrings and studs.

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Where can I find my nearest MIU?

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Adults and Children 5 years+

  • New Stobhill Hospital, New Victoria Hospital and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital - open 9.00am to 9.00pm every day of the year.

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Children and Babies (under 5 years)

MIU are not suitable for children under 5 years old and should attend:

  • Under 1-year-olds: Go to the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, Emergency Department
  • 1 to 5-year-olds: Go to either the Royal Hospital for Children Emergency Department or Glasgow Royal Infirmary Emergency Department

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The most up-to-date information regarding MIU can be found on the NHS GGC website.

 



 
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