The Greenlaw PracticeNorth Croft StreetPaisley, PA3 4ADTel: 0141 889 8465
Please see our Clinic Times for information on when various clinics are run.
All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services” that is basic treatment of people who are ill. We also provide the following “additional services”
With the Health Visiting Team. Every Thursday 1pm - 2pm appointments are sent to you by Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board.
Well Baby Clinici together with the health visiting team. This is a drop in clinic held on Thursdays between 2:15pm and 3:15pm
Please note this clinic is for well babies only
We provide contraception services including insertion & removal of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive implants. Specialist services such as IUCD implants are available at the local Family Planning Clinic.
Maternity services in the antenatal and postnatal period, together with the midwives from the Pink Team RAH are provided. Clinics are held every Wednesday between 1.20 – 3.50 pm in the Practice.
Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS. Please ask our practice nurse for details.
We urge all women to have regular cervical smears and perform regular self- examination of the breasts. If you are aged between 20 and 60 and have not had a cervical smear in the last 3 years, please make an appointment to have this done.
Please see seperate page for details of our Minor Sugery Clinic.
We also hold contracts with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde for the following “enhanced services”:
Our Nurse Practitioner provide many of the preventative monitoring and screening services for the Practice. These include:
Our staff nurse and healthcare assistant will see patients who have been referred by the doctors for the following: -
The attached District Nursing Team assess and provide nursing care to Patients in their own home. They provide advice, support and care for a variety of conditions and work in close liaison with the practice team and other support agencies.
The health visiting team offers support and health advice to families with babies and children under 5 years on topics such as breastfeeding, postnatal depression, child development and information on local groups. They assess the needs of the elderly who are housebound and are able to refer to other agencies as appropriate. They also offer lifestyle advice on smoking, exercise and healthy eating.
The attached district midwife team from the RAH work with the doctors at the Ante-Natal Clinic in the surgery. They are involved in the care of the mother and baby before, during and after the delivery in the hospital and at home.
The Doctor may suggest you contact our counsellor. An appointment can be arranged by telephoning the surgery and leaving your details with the Receptionist. The counsellor will be in contact with you as soon as possible. Please note there may be a waiting list for counselling services.
Not all services offered by Doctors are available on the NHS, Medical Examinations for special purposes eg. HGV licences and services such as completion of insurance forms will incur a fee.
Minor Surgery Clinic
This clinic is for the removal of benign skin and subcutaneous lesions where there is little or no diagnostic uncertainty and specifically no suspicion of malignancy.
After a patient has been assessed by a GP in the surgery and the various treatment options discussed including where appropriate referral to the hospital, leaving alone and freezing at Dr Scott’s wart clinic, the patient should be asked to make a 30 minute minor surgery appointment.
These appointments are on Thursday mornings at present.
It is important to stress that these appointments are not open access to patients and that they have to be reviewed by a GP first. Reception staff will be asked to confirm with patients that they have been reviewed by a GP at the time of booking the appointment.
Referrals for the Minor Surgery Clinic can include:
· sebaceous cysts
· skin tags
· benign naevi
· epidermal cysts
There is no requirement to make a formal referral for this clinic.
Some areas of Minor Surgery will not be undertaken, these include any procedures on the face other than in the elderly if it is agreed that cosmetic result is of very low importance.
If in any doubt please discuss including if there is something not on the list above that you feel I may be happy to perform.
Joint injections (knees and shoulders), soft tissue injections (bursitis of elbows, knees and hips, plantar faciitis, trigger fingers, golfers and tennis elbows) can be injected in a normal double appointment with me.
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