Surgery News

Welcome Dr Andrews

We are delighted to welcome Dr Jenna Andrews to the practice! She has a lot of experience, having just spent two years working locally in East Renfrewshire. Prior to this, she spent two years working as a GP Principal at a mother & baby hub in Australia. She has a...

Telephone System

We have been in talks with the telephone service providers, the NHS telecoms people and the money people and have reached an understanding as to the upgrade which is required to have a fully functional telephone system. The new system will be more in keeping with a...

Breastfeeding Support

Please find below a link to a great new website, just launched today! It is a great resource for all health professionals who look after breastfeeding mums, with information and support to help you successfully breastfeed your baby for as long as you want to....

Musculoskeletal Problems

We are delighted to draw your attention to a great new online service for self-management of minor injuries, sports injuries and longer term problems like backache and frozen shoulder. The resource is available online and in app format, but they also have a telephone...

Communications

You have probably noticed that it can difficult to get through on our telephones, and for that we apologise. We have made some adaptations to the call handling system and are in discussions regarding an upgrade to the system for better functionality. In the meantime,...

Palpitations Monitor

The practice has recently invested in three palpitations monitors which work with your smartphone to allow you to take an ECG trace of your palpitations at home. If your GP identifies that your palpitations are appropriate to check with this device, they will arrange...

House Visits

From March, you will have until 11am to make your request for a home visit. Our hope is that we will have a complete list of requests by 11am, which will then be triaged by the duty GP. You may receive a telephone call to gain more information, be given advice or even...

Move to new Health Centre

*Finally!* We have a date for the move – we will open our new doors at EHCC on Monday 8th August Our last day in the current premises will be Friday 5th August. On that day we will have no computer access, so we will only be dealing with genuine emergencies. We...

Travel Vaccinations

The notice period for foreign travel advice from the practice nurse team is changing. This was previously 3 weeks before the date of travel. After discussion with clinical staff it was felt that this period didn’t provide sufficient time to cover all immunisations...