The practice offers ‘General Medical Services’ as well as a number of ‘Enhanced Services’. We run a series of nurse led clinics dealing with chronic conditions, as well as cervical screening annual flu-vaccinations, sexual & reproductive health and a travel health service.
Our Practice has an extensive Health Care Preventative Medical Service, run by the Practice Nurses and the Doctors.
- Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease(Chest problems)
- Blood Pressure
- Family Planning
- Sexual Health
- Cervical Screening
- General lifestyle advice
- Taking blood samples
- Travel clincs
Routine appointments can be made with our Practice Nurses.
You may also be invited by letter to attend these clinics and others that may run.
Practice Nurse Clinics
9:00am to 12:50pm – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9.00am to 12.20pm and 1.10pm to 3.20pm – Wednesday
Routine 10 minute appointments with the exception of chronic disease/smear appointments may take longer. Please advise reception when phoning to determine appt. time allocated.
NB. The practice nurse does not carry out ear syringing. This would require a doctor’s appointment – but firstly follow self help “ear wax treatment” instructions.
Download: Treatment of Ear Wax Leaflet
District Nurses Services
Community District Nurses, available for community nursing services are attached to the practice but based at the New Stobhill. They can be contacted via the surgery.
The practice offers contraceptive services and advice during normal surgery hours. See Dr Lyons
Pre-pregnancy – See Dr Lyons or practice nurse for advice. We provide shared care with hospital and community maternity services.
The East Dunbartonshire Smokefree Community Service offers FREE nicotine replacement medications (patches, gum, strips and Champix), information and advice for up to 12 weeks.
No appointments are necessary. Come along and meet our team of specialist stop smoking advisors and what we can offer you to help you stop smoking.
Stop Smoking Clinics – no appointment required
|Tuesday||12noon – 1.30pm||Hillhead Community Centre|
|Tuesday||1.00pm – 2.00pm||Kirkintilloch Health & Care Centre|
|Wednesday||6.00pm – 7.00pm||Milngavie Clinic|
|Thursday||12noon – 1.00pm||Auchinairn Community Centre|
|Thursday||2.00pm – 3.00pm||Lennoxtown Pharmacy|
|Thursday||6.00pm – 7.00pm||Kirkintilloch Health & Care Centre|
Clients who accessed stop smoking support whilst in hospital are offered ongoing telephone support by the East Dunbartonshire Smokefree Community Service and are also welcome to come along to one of the local stop smoking clinics, after they are discharged from hospital.
We also provide telephone support for housebound clients or clients who are unable to attend support regularly.
If you do not feel able, ready or want to stop smoking in one step but are motivated to work towards stopping smoking contact Cathy Williamson on 0141 355 2327 to discuss what support we can offer you.