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The Green Practice, Govan Health Centre

Welcome along to our surgery website where we hope you will quickly benefit from a user friendly layout and a wealth of information about our healthcare services. Find out when we’re open and what to do when we’re not, all from the comfort of your own home. You will find various website links throughout our website, we have selected these carefully, however we are not responsible for the content they contain.

Flu Vaccinations 2018

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The Green Practice Travel Health Newsletter - click here.pdf 



The Foreign and Commonwealth Office issue travel and advice for British pilgrims attending the Hajj - for further information click here

Heading to a Spanish festival this summer 2018?

Be #festivalaware for further info click here



 

Planning to travel to Carnival in Brazil this year? 

A recent increase in YELLOW FEVER cases in Brazil means you may require a vaccine before travel.

http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/news/newsdetail.aspx?Id=22527

The practice is registered with Health Protection Scotland to provided yellow fever vaccine and certificates. 

http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/travel/index.aspx

Please telephone reception to book an appointment with our Travel Health Specialist Nurse, Margaret Umeed.



Transgender Screening in Scotland

For further information please click here



HAND HYGEINE

 

How to prevent sepsis - click here and here for further information

Save Lives Clean Your Hands - for further information please click here

walking group

Pharmacy First



 

Do you have Diabetes?

Regular eye examinations are important, for more information and to watch a short video click here



Pregnancy Tests

If you believe you may be pregnant we are unable to perform pregnancy testing here in the practice as we are no longer supplied with the kits to do this by GG&C. 

We would ask that you purchase a pregnancy kit at any Pharmacy and carry out the test before you make an appointment with the GP or Practice Nurse.  Kits are available from as little as a few pounds and are just as accurate as more expensive tests.  Alternatively, if you are unable to fund a kit we can send a sample of urine to the lab for testing however results will not be available for 4-5 days.



Appointments & Repeat Prescribing Now Online

Please come in person to reception for your PIN number to access this service. When you have your PIN number you can click here for information and to sign up to the service.



Appointment Time Keeping - Please Help Us

We have become aware of an increase in patient late attendance for appointments.  This places stress on practice resources and has an impact on waiting times for other patients who have attended on time.

If you attend late for an appointment, it is very likely you will be asked to re-appoint.

We appreciate that sometimes surgeries can run late, because an urgent situation has arisen or because some patients require more time with the GP/Nurse.  You would be offered the same courtesy, should you require it.

If you are continuously late for appointments, or very late cancelling appointments, we will deem this to be a breakdown of doctor/patient relationship and you will be removed from our practice list.

We would appreciate your co-operation with this.



Prescription Waste Campaign

Together small changes make a big difference to reducing medicine waste and helps look after our NHS.  Watch a quick video for more information by clicking here

 

 



One Click Away

Convenience doesn’t stop there and you can now access a number of services online. Ordering a repeat prescription, booking an appointment or sending us a comment are both just a click away. And if you’re not yet registered with us you can download the necessary forms too.

Health and Happiness

Our team are dedicated to your continued good health and approach your care with professionalism, discretion and friendliness. You can count on a warm welcome from everyone involved here at the practice.

 

 

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