A new phlebotomy service has been set up at the Community Centre for Health on 547 Dumbarton Road, G11 6HU. The service will be available Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm (excluding Public Holidays). The number to call is: 0141 3551525 or 0141 2111400. Once we have requested the blood tests for you you can contact them to make an appointment. You will be asked your name, address and CHI number (please conatct reception for details).
We run clinics to treat viral warts of the hands and some other minor skin lesions by freezing 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
The baby clinics are run by Health Visitors and take palce at The Community Centre for Health in Partick. It includes development and health checks for infants and young children and all routine childhood vaccinations.
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 – Done by Health visitors at Community Centre for Health
- Cervical cytology screening (women aged 25-65)
- 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 Nurse 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.