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FLU CLINICS

Tuesday 2.10.18 - 2-5 pm - patients aged 75+ only

Tuesday 9.10.18 - 2-5 pm - patients aged 65-74 only

Saturday 27.10.18 - 8.30 am-12 noon  - patients aged 0-17 and 65-74

Saturday 3.11.18 - 8.30 am-12 noon - patients aged 18-64

Tuesday 13.11.18 - 2-5 pm - patients aged 75+

These appointments are by invite only.  If you qualify for free influenza vaccine, you will get a letter from us.  Please do not come at any other time, other than that stipulated in your letter as there are 4 different types of vaccine this year.

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

During the month of August 2018  - 87 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

 

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 introduces important new laws about our obligations to make information publicly available. The Act gives people new rights to access information. Most of these rights came into effect in January 2005. The Act opens with a general statement that “A person who requests information from a Scottish public authority which holds it, is entitled to be given it by the authority, section 1 (1) Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Any person or organisation can make a request for information which is not already detailed in our Publication Scheme. They do not have to work or live in Milngavie. A request for information must be in writing and made to the Practice Manager. The applicant must give their name and an address for the reply. They do not need to say what they want the information for. They may express a preference for information to be provided in a particular form e.g. paper copies or memory stick. We should aim to comply with their requested preference. We are not obliged to charge applicants for supplying information; if we do we will inform you before providing the information. We have 21 days to comply with your request. If you are unhappy with the information provided please contact the Scottish Information Commissioner who has the power to enforce individuals with rights under the act.
Contact can be made at :

Kinburn Castle.
Doubledykes Road.
St Andrews.
Fife KY16 9DS.

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

You can also download the  Freedom of Information Fact Sheet for further advice.

Email: enquiries@topublicknowledge.



 
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