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If you have travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the previous 14 days and are experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should to stay indoors, call the surgery on 0141 339 3626 or if your surgery is closed ring NHS 24 (111) informing them of your symptoms and your recent travel. Do not leave home until you have been given advice by a clinician.

 

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Coronavirus

 

If you have travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea,

Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the previous 14 days and are

experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should to stay indoors, call 0141 339 3626

or if the surgery is closed ring NHS 24 (111) informing them of your symptoms and your

recent travel. Do not leave home until you have been given advice by a clinician.

 

  • This is peak season for respiratory and flu-like illness. There will be cases presenting with

symptoms of cough, fever and shortness of breath, but these are highly unlikely to be novel

coronavirus.

 

  • The public can be assured that Scotland is always well prepared for these types of outbreak

and will remain vigilant. We have a proven track record of dealing with challenging health

issues and have established public health and infectious disease experts working round the

clock.

 

  • To protect yourself and others, it is best to:

o Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze.

o Bin the tissue.

o To kill germs, wash your hands with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel.

 

 

There is a Q&A on coronavirus available via the World Health Organisation website:

https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Phlebotomy Service

 

As part of the new Scottish GP contract with Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board the phlebotomy service is being moved from GP surgeries to central locations.

The locations will be The Community Centre for Health, 547 Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow or Plean Street Clinic, 18 Plean street, Glasgow, G14 0YJ.

We will be starting to direct patients to this service.  To book a blood appointment at either location you will be advised by your GP, Nurse or by letter to telephone 0141 355 1525 between 8:30-4:30pm, they will take your name and CHI number and arrange your appointment at a suitable time.  Appointments will be available Monday – Friday 8.45am – 4.15pm.

If attending these locations is too difficult you will still be able to make your phlebotomy appointment at the surgery with the HCA in the mornings.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2019

The Broomhill Practice will be closed Wednesday 25th December and Thursday 26th December, Wednesday 1st January and Thursday 2nd January. Please ensure you order your repeat prescription in advance. If you require medical attention that cannot wait until we reopen then please call NHS24 on 111.

The Broomhill staff would like to take the opportunity to wish all their patients a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

FLU SEASON 2019

We begin our Flu vaccination programme this year on Monday 7th October 2019. We are running a Drop in clinic week beginning Mon 7th October any morning between 10:00am and 1pm or any afternoon between 2pm and 5pm. After the drop in week, we will be running booked clinics every Thursday afternoon. Please contact the surgery on 0141 339 3626 make an appointment if this suits you better.

CHILDHOOD FLU 2019

All pre-school children aged between 2 years old and 5 years old will be eligible to receive a nasal flu vaccine. We will contact the eligible children soon. We shall commence special clinics every Thursday afternoon starting from 23rd October to administer it to eligible children. All primary school age children will receive the Flu vaccination at school.

SHINGLES 2019

Shingles is a one off vaccination and this year we will be administering the vaccination to those aged 70. Anyone under 80 years old who has been offered the vaccine in previous years but did not wish to take up the offer can also receive it this year too. We will be contacting eligible patients around November.

Changes to the Data Protection Act (GDPR) - May 2018

The Practice is in the process of updating its privacy policy and for those who receive text message reminders, you will have received a text asking you to opt-in to this. Please note, that if you do not opt-in to this, we will have to automatically opt you out and you will stop receiving appointment reminders or other messages from the Practice. We would urge everyone who has received a text to reply as soon as possible.

New Partner - April 2018

We are delighted to announce that Dr Rona MacSween who trained with our practice, then went on to be a Salaried GP with us since 2014, will now be a partner with the practice. Dr MacSween will work full time.

Pharmacy First - February 2018

Please click here for more information about the new Pharmacy First service

Patient Access

The surgery is piloting online services for ordering repeat medications and booking routine GP appointments. If you find it difficult to call the surgery during working hours this service allows you to log into your account any time of day from your computer, tablet or smart phone.

All you need to do is simply fill in the application form, read the terms and conditions providing a form of photographic ID. We will give you a pin document to take home and set up your account at your own leisure.

See Appointments for more details.

 Please note this service at this stage is only applicable to patient's aged 16 years and over. You cannot apply for logins on behalf of another patient.

Patient Access

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