We run clinics to treat viral warts of the hands and some other minor skin lesions by freesing with liquid nitrogen. Please ask at reception if you wish to use this service. If in doubt, please consult the doctor or practice nurse in the first instance.
Travel Health Services
We provide a full range of travel advice and vaccinations. This includes provision of Yellow Fever vaccine and certificates. Please provide all your travel information ideally 2-3 months prior to departure on a travel form (please ask at reception for this).
We will then provide a full, written summary of your recommended travel jabs and information relevant to your trip. Please note that some aspects of this service require a fee to be paid as they are designated non-NHS services. A list of fees is available at reception.
The clinic takes place every second Wednesday, in the monring from 9-11 AM. It includes development and health checks for infants and young cildren and all routine childhood vaccinations. Both the doctor and health visitor are present at this clinic.
West Glasgow Minor Injuries Unit.
From May 2015 the West Glasgow Minor Injuries Unit will operate from the former accident and emergency department on the Western Infirmary site, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow.
The Minor Injuries Unit will:
- arrange X-rays for suspected broken bones
- treat back, shoulder and rib injuries
- treat minor head and neck injuries
- treat sprains of ankles, knees, wrists and elbows
- treat eye and ear injuries
- treat minor burns and scolds
Please call between 11am and 3.30pm to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request between these times.
Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice.
It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
General Medical Services as per GMS 2004 regulations amended 01/04/2006. For more information see http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2004/20040291.htm.
- Child immunisation
- Cervical cytology screening (women aged 20-60)
- Non-invasive minor surgery – treatment of viral warts and minor skin lesions by cryotherapy
The practice also offers the following enhanced services:
- Near-patient testing – this means the regular blood monitoring of patients on second-line drugs from a hospital for arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
- Drug addiction support – care of opiate-dependent patients using methadone substitution
- Structured regular care / review of the following chronic diseases:
- coronary heart disease
- stroke disease
- Care of homeless patients residing in approved accommodations within the practice area
- Annual influenza and pneumococcal immunisation programme
- Enhanced cytology screening programme
Medication + Regular Clinical Review
Periodically you will receive a note with your prescription to attend the doctor or nurse prior to the next scrip issue. This is to review your medical condition(s) and relevant medication. If you receive this note, please speak to reception to arrange a review within 2-4 weeks.
Primary Care Nursing Services
- Chronic conditions regular review
- Contraceptive monitoring
- Cervical screening
- Lifestyle advice – weight reduction, smoking cessation, etc
- Pre-pregnancy advice and planning guidance
- Adult vaccinations
- Travel health and vaccinations
- Advice by telephone
Chronic Disease Management
The practice nursing staff undertake routine monitoring of the following conditions:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Heart / stroke disease Diabetes
- Asthma + chronic lung disease (COPD)
Patients with these conditions will be invited to attend at agreed intervals for clinical review
Family Planning (Contraception)
Advice is available on all aspects of care including the Pill, morning after pill, depot injections and implants fitting/removal.
All of the above plus coil fitting are also provided via the Sandyford Centre (0141 211 6700).
District Nursing Service
This services is provided by Sister Barbara O’Brien and Staff Nurses Lynn McCrossan, David Westwood, Lorraine Barret. They can be contacted by telephone on 0141 211 1404. The following services are provided:
- Telephone / personal assessment for complex care needs
- Palliative and terminal nursing care
- Wound + leg ulcer assessment and management
- Supervision of health care assistants
- Assessment for nursing equipment
- Rehabilitation – promoting self care and independence
- Non-NHS Services
A fee may be charged for non-NHS services such as private medical certificates, insurance claim forms, etc. Fees are in accordance with nationally-agreed (BMA) rates. Please ask at reception for more information.