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The surgery will be CLOSED on Monday 27th of May for the public holiday - If you have an urgent medical issue during this time please contact your local pharmacy, minor injury unit or NHS 24 on 111

Child Immunisations are moving out of the GP Surgery:- From the 10th of September 2018 your child will receive their immunisations at Community Centre for Health, 547 Dumbarton Road, G11 6HU.

For self treatment and advice on who to contact please visit NHS Choices or Know Who to Turn to 

The Shingles vaccination is now available for patients aged 70 born between 02/09/1946 - 01/09/1947 and aged 76 born between 02/09/1940 - 01/09/1941. 

Since the 1st January 2018 510 patients have failed to attend an appointment after receiving a text reminder - This is the equivalent of 85 HOURS of clinical time. If you do not require your appointment please inform the surgery - we have a cancellation line and also a text service where you can reply CANCEL.

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Review of Blood Glucose Meters

As a practice we think it is important that our patients receive the best possible care and that we support the NHS by prescribing cost-effective treatments.


We are reviewing all patients who monitor their blood glucose (sugar levels) using a blood glucose meter and test strips as part of their diabetes management.


Local diabetes specialists and patient diabetic groups have assessed the options available and we would therefore like you to try one of the new recommended meters.  


We would like to invite you to either attend an appointment to find out more, or watch the demonstration recording below. If you feel that you don’t wish to make an appointment but would like to try one of the meters, they are available from reception.

The meter is preset and ready for immediate testing. It is accurate and convenient to use and comes with an easy to follow operation manual. If you require any help or assistance with the meter, we can provide training at one of our clinics below to make sure there are no problems.

The review clinics will be held on:

Friday            8th July    8.30am – 12.00pm    1.30pm – 4.30pm

Wednesday 13th July    8.30am – 12.00pm 

No further clinics is scheduled after these dates. 

Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.


Thank you for your continued support.


Frequently asked questions  

Why is my blood glucose meter being changed?

With an ever increasing number of blood glucose meters & testing strips in use across Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS and the need for meters to meet an improved accuracy standard by the end of May 2016 the Health Board undertook a review to compare the available meters and testing strips. The reviewing group included local diabetes specialists, patient representatives and Diabetes Scotland.

The meters & test strips chosen exceed the international accuracy standard (ISO 15197 (2013)), are simple to use and offer a substantial savings to the Health Board with packs of test strips costing less than £10 per pack.

If practices across NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde issue these meters and test strips, the savings made from prescribing the test strips for these meters could potentially release funds for your local NHS to use for other important improvements to healthcare services. 


What are the recommended meters?

The formulary recommends the GlucoRx Nexus meter (including Mini & Voice) or the Glucomen Areo meter as the meters of choice.


What is the difference between the new meter and my current one?

Meters are all designed to do the same basic function, which is to measure your blood sugar level and give you a reading. They may however look different or have slightly different features, such as having a display that lights up, or use a particular type of battery.


How do I get one of the new meters?

You can either make an appointment at the practice at the dates above or collect a new meter from reception. 


And finally…

To avoid any wastage: please use up your existing supply of test strips and lancets for your old meter before changing over to the new meter.

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