Services Available From The Practice
All GP practices are contracted to provide basic treatment for patients and the management of patients with a chronic disease. This includes a consultation with a member of clinical staff every three years and annual review for the over 75s. We also provide the following 'additional services':
Child health surveillance, together with the health visiting team.
Contraceptive services. Specialist services such as IUCD insertion are available at the family planning clinic in the health centre.
Maternity services in the antenatal and postnatal period, in conjunction with midwives from the Paisley Maternity Unit.
Immunisation for adults in relation to travel. Not all travel immunisations are available on the NHS; please ask our practice nurse for details.
Cervical screening available for all woman aged between 25 and 64.
Routine immunisation of children is arranged directly by the screening department and managed by the health visitors.
A pneumococcal and annual flu immunisation is available, usually between August to March, to protect the elderly and those at risk.
A methadone substitution programme for patients with drug abuse problems.
Mumps vaccinations for young people aged 16 to 25 years.
The doctors are willing to carry out medical examinations and complete medical reports/forms, however, this is at the doctors discretion and some requests may be refused:
These services are NON NHS and a fee may be charged. The receptionist will advise you of any fee on request.