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Breaking news ..........

Simon Johnston, Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, will be joining our team.  He specialises in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal problems such as shoulder pain, back or spinal pain, hip pain, knee pain and muscular pain. Our Reception staff have been trained to help you to identify which problems might be more appropriately dealt with by our Advanced Practice Physiotherapist.

DON’T FORGET TO ORDER YOUR MEDICATION EARLY SO YOU DON’T RUN OUT OVER THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS.  

Christmas/New Year Holidays

The Surgery will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday 25 December 2018) and Boxing Day  (Wednesday 26 December 2018), and will re-open on Thursday 27 December at   8.30 am. The Surgery will also be closed on Tuesday 1 January and Wednesday 2 January 2019, re-opening at 8.30 am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Self-help section

Please check this section out.  We have recently added an ear wax leaflet to this.

Childhood Immunisation

Childhood Immunisation Clinics are being held at Milngavie Clinic.  The Clinics are organised according to the formal Health Baord recall system.  Appointments are sent by post from the Health Board.

Two new Sisters join our Practice

Advance Nurse Practitioner – Sister Phyllis Littlejohn

Practice Nurse - Sister Lesley Christie 

Sister Littlejohn is a Nurse Practitioner which means she has enhanced skills in clinical assessment and diagnosis, and can prescribe medication for you, if she feels this is appropriate.  Sister Lesley Christie’s duties will including dressings, injections and chronic disease management.

 "PHARMACY FIRST" RUN BY PHARMACIES

This new service is for patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women aged 16-65 years and impetigo for those aged >2.  The Pharmacist may offer advice, NHS treatment (free) or referral, as appropriate.  Pharmacies in Milngavie offering this service are Graeme's Pharmacy (956 1710) and Gordon's Pharmacy (956 5235).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that every Tuesday, the Surgery will be closed for training purposes between 12 noon and 1.30 pm.

New Scottish Cervical Screening Campaign

A new campaign has been developed to grab the attention of young women aged 25-35, and start breaking down some barriers to attending.

DON'T IGNORE YOUR NEXT SMEAR INVITE AND IF YOU MISSED YOUR LAST SMEAR TEST, CONTACT YOUR GP PRACTICE TO FIND A TIME THAT SUITS YOU.

 

SELF CHECK-IN SCREEN

Why not bypass the queue and check yourself in for your appointment when you come to the surgery?  The check in screen is situated in the waiting room and is easy to use.

MISSED APPOINTMENTS - November 2018  - 98 appointments were not kept at this Practice.

PLEASE be thoughtful and let us know if you cannot attend as this will allow us to offer the appointment to another patient.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please DO NOT use the contact form on this website to contact us regarding any medical matters. Medical contact should be made by phoning or writing to the Practice. This will ensure that your query will be dealt with appropriately. Thank You

 

Welcome to Kersland House Surgery

We hope that we are able to assist you in times of medical need and that we can, by adopting a proactive role, help you and your families to stay healthy.

The practice is conveniently located near the station, accessed through the underpass and from the main street.

We  have a small car park to the rear of the premises accessed via Buchanan Street and Grange Avenue. Parking is limited and we ask you to remove your vehicle as soon as your visit to the surgery is complete.

Access for the disabled is provided on the level from the disabled spaces accessed via a side gate at the bottom of Hillhead street.

If you need to use this disabled parking please arrange your appoinments outwith school delivery and collection times as Hillhead Street becomes congested with small children and their parents. 

 

Minor Illness 

Please browse the Minor Illness section for information regarding seeking advice from the Pharmacist or other Health Professional - see tab on right.

We do ask people with minor illnesses such as sore throats and colds to see their pharmacist for advice rather than their GP

New diagnosis?  Please check-out the below website for useful information -

www.nhsinform.scot

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer

The practice would like to point out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted and cannot accept any liability arising from the information given, or from any advice or information derived directly or indirectly from any internet links or websites accessed via links provided in these pages. Any advice contained within these pages is intended for our registered patients only. If you have a medical problem you are advised to seek advice from your General Practitioner.

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