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For all information relating to COVID-19 then log onto nhs.inform, information is updated regularly.

It is important to note that the Practice is still open. If you require medical advice then you will be given an appointment to speak with a clinician and they will arrange for you to be seen if required. You must telephone at 8am and calls after 2pm are for emergencies only.

IF you are to be seen in the surgery then please arrive at the appointed time and where possible on your own.  We have an intercom which will be answered by a member of staff who will ask you to put on a mask. This is for your own safety as well as the safety of the Practice Team. 

WHEN YOU ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTION ON THE ANSWERING MACHINE PLEASE INFORM US WHICH PHARMACY YOU USUALLY USE AND WE CAN SEND YOUR PRESCRIPTION THERE.   DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY TO PICK UP YOUR PRESCRIPTION  TELEPHONE US AND LET US KNOW WHICH PHARMACY YOU USE AND WE CAN SEND YOUR PRESCRIPTION TO THEM. 

PLEASE REFER TO THIS LINK FOR UP GUIDANCE ON EMPLOYMENT FOR EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS AND ISOLATION NOTES FROM THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-guidance-for-employees

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME AND URGE THAT YOU STAY AT HOME AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE TO STOP THE SPREAD

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF WHAT TO DO IF YOU SUSPECT YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS!

If you have travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea,

Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau or Italy in the previous 14 days and are

experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should to stay indoors, call your GP

or if your surgery is closed ring NHS 24 (111) informing them of your symptoms and your recent travel.

DO NOT LEAVE HOME UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN ADVICE BY A CLINICIAN 

WE HAVE HAD TO SUSPEND OUR ONLINE BOOKING OF APPOINTEMENTS FOR THE TIME BEING DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS WE TRUST YOU UNDERSTAND WHY    

 

 

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Get active with us- take a look at our Feel Good Get Active page

Physical activity is the best medicine ever invented, and all of us in the practice are becoming more fit and active together. Have a look at our Feel Good Get Active page to keep up to date with what we are doing, and for ideas of how you can become more active too.

 

If you missed the mobile breast screening unit, it is still not too late to be seen. Please phone the Breast Screening Programme on 0141 800 8800 to arrange an appointment. An xray exmanination of each breast can find cancer at an early stage before a lump can be felt by you or your doctor.If you have any questions about the Breast Sceening Programme, please contact West of Scotland Breast Screening programme on 0141 800 8800 who will be happy to answer any questions you may have

 

 

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