Practice Update

From Tuesday the 28th of May, the surgery will close daily from 12:30pm – 2pm, instead of the current closure of 12pm-1pm. If you have an appointment scheduled during this

Our Clinics

Our practice hosts the following services and clinics:

Diabetic

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: Blood sugar measurement and urine test. Dietician for advice on diet. Podiatrist for advice on foot care.

Asthma

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: Peak flow monitoring. Inhaler technique. New medications. Nebuliser service.

Secondary Prevention Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: For all patients with heart disease.

Paediatric Surveillance

  • Held by: Doctor And Health Visitor
  • Additional Information: 6-8 weeks check carried out by health visitor and doctor. 24 months, 39 months and 5 year checks carried out by health visitor.

Antenatal

  • Held by: Midwife
  • Additional Information: To monitor your health during pregnancy and to monitor the health of your unborn child.

COPD Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: Review medication and holistic care.

Hypertension Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister/Health Care Assistant
  • Additional Information: To monitor your blood pressure, review medication, discuss lifestyle changes.

Warfarin Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister/Health Care Assistant
  • Additional Information: To monitor your blood level and review medication.

ISH Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: For all patients aged 55-75 who are not on antihypertensive drugs. Blood pressure will be taken, medication reviewed and possible lifestyle changes discussed.

Family Planning

  • Additional Information: Advice from doctor or practice sister.

Cervical Screening

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: When due you shall receive a reminder from the Scottish Cervical Cytology Recall Screening (SCCRS) asking you to contact us to arrange an appointment

Childhood Immunisations

  • Held by: Health Visitors
  • Additional Information: Primary immunisations for children aged 2, 3, 4 months.
    Booster immunisations for children aged 12 months.
    Primary immunisation for children aged 13 months.
    Booster immunisation for children aged 13 months.
    Booster immunisations for children aged 3 and 5 years.

Primary Cardiac Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister

Periodic Reviews

  • Additional Information: Patients Not Seen Within 3 Years
    If a patient between the ages of 16-74 has not been seen for three years then they can make an appointment for a review consultation (this does not necessarily need to be with a GP). These appointments are available on request.

    Patients Aged 75 And Over
    Elderly patients who have not been seen for over a year can request a consultation for a ’75 and over’ review appointment. If the patient is unable to attend the surgery then a member of the clinical team will visit at home.

Minor Illness Clinic

  • Held by: Practice Sister
  • Additional Information: Every day one of our practice sisters runs a minor illness clinic, treating a range of conditions which can be dealt with by the sisters, but there is always a doctor on the premises should a prescription be required, or medical help needed.