Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a wide range of clinics and healthcare services:
Child Health Surveillance Clinic
Clinics are held each Thursday afternoon. Appointments will be arranged by the Health Board for your child and you will be notified by postcard. If you are unable to attend and need to change the appointment, please contact the surgery for further advice.
Child Immunisation Clinic
Clinics are held on the second Thursday of each month. Appointments will be arranged by the Health Board for your child and you will be notified by postcard. If you are unable to attend and need to change the appointment, please contact the surgery for further advice.
Chronic Disease Clinics
If you have a condition such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, asthma or a chronic lung condition, thyroid problems or epilepsy, you will be offered an annual review. The practice also provides care for diabetic patients; this includes assessment by a podiatrist, a dietician as well as our practice nurse and one of the doctors at our monthly Diabetic Clinic.
The practice runs a methadone substitution programme for patients with drug addiction. We also provide support and medication for patients with alcohol problems.
Flu immunisation clinic
The surgery provides an annual flu immunisation programme to protect people from the age of 2 up until school attendance, those over 65 and those with chronic health problems. Patients over 65 will also be offered immunisation against the pneumococcus bacterium (lasts lifelong in most people).
Family Planning Clinic
Contraceptive advice and sexual health advice is available from the doctors or our practice nurse Ann. The doctors also offer pre-conceptual advice.
The midwives are located at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Our doctors provide advice and help for pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy during a routine appointment.
Travel Vaccination Clinic
If you require vaccinations for travel reasons or otherwise, please make an appointment to discuss these with our practice nurse Ann McBain. Our nurses have access to the latest information concerning travel vaccinations. Childhood and other adult vaccinations are also available as required.