Clinics & Services
Although all our GP's are qualified to provide ante-natal care, this is provided at the community midwife led clinics. After the baby is born, patients will be given an appointment by their Health Visitor for their post-natal (6 weeks) check with a GP.
Any patients who have had a positive pregnancy test should contact the Maternity Central Booking Number on 0141 347 8422 to make their first appointment.
Whilst trying to conceive or on finding you are pregnant you should take Folic Acid and Vitamin D supplements - speak to your community pharmacy for advice.
Early Pregnancy Advice Service - If you are less than 17 weeks pregnant and experiencing bleeding or pain contact this service on 0141 201 2331. Lines open Monday to Friday 08.00 to 16.00 and Saturday 08.30 to 16.30.
Maternity Assessment Unit - If you think you are in labout or need advice and are more than 17 weeks pregnant please contact the unit on 0141 232 4363/4377 (24 hours).
Maternity Physiotherapy - Self refer on 0141 201 2324.
Pertussis Vaccination - You should receive this at a midwife appointment between 16 and 32 weeks.
Smokefree Services for pregnant women - 0141 201 2335 or text QUIT to 07796 937679
Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 027 1234 (24 hours)
Riverside Baby Club - Mondays 11am-12.30pm - speak to your Health Visitor for more information.
Most blood tests need to be done in the morning or early afternoon to ensure they get to the hospital lab in time for processing. Our healthcare assistant has appointments most mornings from 08:30 to 12:00 for all blood tests. Some later slots are also available. Again appointments can be booked at reception or over the phone.
Please advise the receptionist if you require to be fasted and we will try and give you an earlier time.
Child Health Clinics
On Tuesday morning from 09:30 to 11:30 we have a child health clinic. These appointments with Dr Gilsenan are reserved for Six week baby checks. Your health visitor will organise this with you when they visit after the baby is born.
Child Immunisation Clinics
The health visitors run clinics for all pre-school immunisations at Elderpark Clinic. Appointments for immunisations are posted out to parents 7-14 days before the clinic. If for any reason you cannot bring your child please notify your health visitor as soon as possible.
We no longer offer a travel vaccination service. Patients travelling overseas who think they may need travel vaccinations should contact a private travel clinic.
Up to date advice on all aspects of foreign travel can be found on the above tab.
Well Woman Clinics
Well Woman appointments for cervical smear tests are available with our practice nurses, please contact our reception staff to arrange a suitable appointment time.
All women between the ages of 20 and 60 years should have a cervical smear every 3 years.
All our GP's can give advice on family planning methods and prescribe the various contraceptive pills. Dr Kidd runs our Implant fitting service and more information on all of these matters can be obtained from reception. We are not able to fit or remove IUD's (coils) - patients wishing this should contact their local Family Planning Clinic.
We have a clinics for diabetic patients. Patients will be sent a reminder letter when they are due their next routine check-up. Patients attending the Diabetic Clinic for annual reviews will be seen by Sister Diane Elrick.
Our practice nurses have appointments throughout the week for asthma checks (for children and adults). Appointments can be made at reception.
Addictions Management Clinic
We have an opiate addictions management clinic on Tuesday afternoon run by Dr. Fawcett and our team of addiction counsellors. Attendance is by appointment only.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol
GCA provide 1-to-1 alcohol counselling at Midlock on Wednesday afternoons. The Counsellor can help you look at the reasons you might be drinking too much then set goals for you to reduce, control or stop drinking. You can refer yourself by calling GCA on 0141 353 1800 and stating you would like meet here.
Moira Anderson Foundation
MAF provides support to people impacted by child sexual abuse, whether it's the person who has experienced abuse or their family members affected. 1-to-1 counselling sessions take place here on a Monday morning; if you would like to be referred, please ask your GP or make an appointment to see the Community Links Practitioner.