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”
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.
Once you have had your baby you will be issued a 6 week appointment for you and your baby. This should be arranged by your health visitor.
As of April 1st 2022 General Practices will no longer be providing travel health services. Patients should access information on what vaccinations are required, together with malarial and safe travel advice from the link below-
Home - Fit for Travel
If you are unable to access the Fit for travel website you can call the NHS Inform helpline number 0800 22 44 88
General Vaccinations - NHSGGC
Ad hoc vaccinations will also no longer be the responsibility of practices from 1st April. Patients will need to be referred by the practice and will be asked to complete a form - see link below. Patients should be aware that they may receive a call from an 0800 or withheld number in order to arrange the appointment.
Adult Ad Hoc Vaccinations (office.com)
Well woman/Cervical smears
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.
- Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with heart disease.
- Annual comprehensive reviews for patients with diabetes.
- Chronic disease monitoring including asthma, stroke, hypertension and COPD.
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”:
- 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.