Clinics and services

Child Health Surveillance

(together with Health Visiting Team)

Child health surveillance checks by appointment only.

Time: Every Wednesday  1.30pm – 2.00 pm and 2.00 – 3.00 pm drop-in clinic, no appointment required

Health Visitor Clinic

For child immunisations, appointments will be sent out to patients directly from the Health Board stating when to attend. There is an appointment-only immunisation clinic run by our Health Visitors on a Monday in the Community Wing in Northcroft Medical Centre.

 

Contraceptive Services

Family Planning is offered in the course of routine appointments with the doctor or practice nurse. Anyone requiring contraceptive implant should make an appointment with Dr Galloway to discuss procedure. IUCD are available at the local Family Planning Clinic.

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If you are interested in any of these methods of contraception you can contact: The Sandyford Initiative 1st Floor , New Sneddon St, PAISLEY PA3 2AD Tel: 0141 314 0726

Maternity Services

Maternity services in the antenatal and postnatal period, together with the midwives from the Pink Team RAH are provided. Kelburn District Midwife Team : 0141 887 9111.

Time: every Thursday between 1.30 – 4.00pm in the Practice.

Travel Immunisations

Immunisation for adults in relation to travel.  Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS.  Please ask our practice nurse for details.

Cervical Smears

All women between 20 – 60 should have this simple procedure normally every three years.  We have an automatic recall system in operation to remind you when your next smear is due.  The practice nurse carries out the check.

Flu Clinics

Open flu clinics are for patients over 65 and those under 65 who have any of the following: Diabetes, Heart Disease, Respiratory problems, kidney problems, carers, chronic liver disease.
No appointment is necessary.

We run a flu jab clinic in late October. Ask at reception for further information.

Health Check

  • Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with heart disease.
  • Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with diabetes.
  • Chronic disease monitoring including asthma, stroke, hypertension and COPD.

Minor Surgery

Freezing of warts and other small skin lesions. Joint  Injections

Other Services

  • An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and those at risk.
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on a range of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems.
  • A methadone substitution programme for patients with drug abuse problems.

16 – 75

When a patient has not been seen for at least three years, the practice, in the course of consultation will make appropriate enquiries and examinations.

Over 75

When a patient has not been seen for at least one year and when they make a request for a consultation, the practice, in the course of the consultation will make appropriate enquiries and examinations.