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Online Patient Access for booking GP appointments and ordering repeat prescriptions through the surgery website:  due to technical difficulties, it will not be possible to provide online appointment access from May, 2016 as previously indicated.  Until further notice, no new registrations will be accepted for this service.  Please note that this will not affect the online repeat prescription service due to start in May 2016.


Getting the right treatment from the right professionals

Getting the right treatment from the right professionals

You do not need to see a GP for lots of conditions, other specialists are available:

Your local pharmacist can give you confidential advice and treatment, if needed, for
most common short-term minor illnesses WITHOUT the need for an appointment with
your GP:

  • Coughs, colds and sore throats
  • Minor skin conditions and acne
  • Hayfever
  • Athletes foot
  • Minor eye infections
  • Head Lice
  • Threadworms
  • Pain, including backache
  • Cold sores
  • Diarrhoea/constipation
  • Colic
  • Thrush
  • Medication queries

Opticians should be your first port of call for all eye conditions – even emergency problems. They have more sophisticated equipment to examine eyes and have direct access to the local hospital eye departments; recommended medication can be prescribed when needed.

Dentists are experts as regards teeth and mouth problems. They have emergency
appointments for acute dental problems and can prescribe antibiotics and painkillers as

Women can make their first midwife appointment by direct access as soon as they know
they are pregnant. Call 0141-232 4005, without the need to see a GP.

Physiotherapy services can be accessed directly by completing a self-referral form –
click here to download or obtain a form from the reception desk and hand the
completed form to the Physiotherapy Department at Milngavie Clinic.

Podiatry/chiropody services can be accessed directly by calling 0141-347 8909 for foot
care problems.

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