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July HOLIDAY

The Surgery will be closed from 6 pm on Friday 13 July and will re-open on Tuesday 17 July 2018.

Two new Sisters join our Practice

Advance Nurse Practitioner – Sister Phyllis Littlejohn

We are delighted to announce that Sister Littlejohn will be joining us from Monday 11 June 2018 and Sister Lesley Christie will joining us from Thursday 14 June 2018.

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.

Practice Nurse – Sister Lesley Christie

Sister Lesley Christie’s duties will including dressings, injections, and ear syringing.

 "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

During the month of May 2018  - 54 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

 

Information for Carers

   

Are you a Carer? - if you are please let us know, as we may be able to help you.

There is a local carers support group called Carers Link.  Their telephone number is:-

0800 975 2131 or 0141 955 2131.  Their address is:-

Milngavie Enterprise Centre, Ellangowan Ct, Milngavie, G62 8PH.

They can give you advice re finance and law - benefits for the carer, benefits for the person you care for, death benefits, and managing someone's legal affairs to name but a few.

Taking a break

Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it is essential that you take time out for yourself.  Carers Link can put you in touch with the Social Work Department who can help with respite breaks.

OPAL is East Dunbartonshire's Information Line for Older People - their telephone number is 0141 438 2347, which is available Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm



 
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