14 Apsley StreetGlasgow, G11 7SYTel: 0141 339 2960
MBChB (Glasgow 1982) DRCOG
MBChB (Hons) BSc MedSci (Hons) MRCGP MRCP DRCOG DFSRH
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Telephone: Tel: 0141 211 1404/1405
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
The health visitor is available on Thursday afternoons from 14:00. This is for discussion of any health problems but will primarily concentrate on children’s health. Appointments can be arranged directly with the health visitor and she can be contacted on 0141 211 1408/1409.
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