Services Available From The Practice
All GP practices are contracted to provide basic treatment for patients and the management of patients with a chronic disease. This includes a consultation with a member of clinical staff every three years and annual review for the over 75s. We also provide the following 'additional services':
Child Health Surveillance, together with the health visiting team.
Contraceptive Service. A basic contraception service with advice is available at the practice by both our doctors and our nures, depending on what is required. A more specialist service is available at Sandyford Central, telephone number 0141 211 8130.
Maternity Services is a shared service in conjunction with midwives from the Paisley Maternity Unit.
Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS; please ask our practice nurse for details or visit our Travel Information section.
Cervical screening is available for all woman aged between 25 and 64.
Routine immunisation of children is arranged directly by the screening department and managed by the health visitors.
A pneumococcal and annual flu immunisation is available, usually between August to March, to protect the elderly and those at risk.
A methadone programme is available for patients with drug abuse problems.
Minor surgery such as joint injection is available. This is at the discretion of the GP and a prior appointment is required.
Mumps vaccinations for young people aged 16 to 25 years.
Non NHS requests, such as letters, reports and medicals are at the doctors discretion and may be subject to a fee.