All GP Practices are contracted to provide "essential medical health services" to patients.
Other services and clinics available to patients include:
From 6 June 2016 the eligible age range for cervical screening and frequency of screening changed in Scotland. The eligible age range is now 25-64 years and up to 70 for women on non-routine follow-up. Woman aged 25-49 will be called routinely every three years and those aged 50 and over will be called every five years. Women already in the screening programme under the age of 25 will continue to be included in the eligible cohort for screening. Unless clinically indicated, women who have been called by SCCRS for screening should have a test taken.
We participate in the National Breast Screening Programme. All female patients between the ages of 50 and 70 are offered mammography every three years.
Family Planning Advice
Family planning advice is available from any of the doctors.
Once your pregnancy has been confirmed, please contact the Midwife on 0141 232 4005 to arrange your first appointment.
This is run by a Community Midwife at the Milngavie Clinic.
Child Development Clinic
These clinics are held monthly in conjunction with the Health Visitor. Appointments are sent by post.
With effect from 1st March 2017 we will no longer be able to provide non NHS vaccines but will continue to provide the following NHS vaccines:- Diphtheria/Polio/Tetanus-combined injection. Hepatitis A, Typhoid. Only these NHS vaccines will be administered in the surgery
Please complete a Travel Health Questionnaire at least 6-8 weeks before you intend to travel in order to plan vaccination schedules. You can now download and print a copy of the Travel Health Questionnaire and the Information Sheet from the links below:
Travel Health Questionnaire
Travel Health Information Sheet
Smoking Cessation Advice
Smoking Cessation advice and help is available from any of the Doctors, Practice Nurses, or Health Care Assistant and the local pharmacies. You can also self-refer to East Dunbartonshire Smokefree Team at Kirkintilloch Health and Care Centre 0141 355 2327.
Other enhanced services provided:
Immunisation clinics are held at the practice. The clinics are organised according to the formal Health Board recall system. Appointments are sent by post. If the clinic times are inconvenient another time can be arranged with our Practice Nurse.
We hold an annual flu immunisation programme to protect all patients over 65 and those clinically at risk. Letters are sent to patients advising them of the open clinic times.
Multiple Sclerosis Annual Reviews
Patients are invited to an annual review at the surgery. This is managed by an MS Support Worker from Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.
These clinics are managed by both our practice nurses, to monitor patients who have had a stroke or heart disease. Patients are invited to attend on an annual basis.
Diabetic clinics are held every Thursday morning.
Non NHS Services
There will be a charge for any Non-NHS Services provided by any of the Doctors. This includes passport applications, private sick notes, private prescriptions, holiday cancellation forms and medical forms. A price list is on display in Reception. Payment is by cheque or cash as we do not have card payment facilities.