Our Health Visitors run a baby clinic for general advice and checks, no appointment
is necessary. This is held at Marchmont St Giles Church, Kilgraston Road. Last
weights for babies at 11.30am.
In addition, the practice nurses carry out immunisations from 11.30 and the doctors
are available at the same time for advice and new baby examinations.
The practice provides maternity services and full family planning services including
fitting of coils (IUD’s/IUS)
Women aged 20-60 years should have a cervical smear test every 3 years. A reminder
will be sent when the next smear is due. The National Breast screening programme
is run locally from Springwell House in Ardmillan Terrace for women aged 50 – 64yrs.
Adult Health Checks
All adults are encouraged to have blood pressure and health checks every 5 years.
We also provide advice on healthy eating and how to reduce the risks of heart disease
Certain procedures such as removal of skin lumps, warts and joint injections can
be performed by your doctor, often with the assistance of the practice nurse. Please
ask your doctor for details.
If a prescription is required for any other vaccine, a prescription charge will be
Specialist Travel Advice – Non NHS – Private Fee applicable
We charge a standard fee for the advice, private prescription and administration
of Non-NHS vaccines. You can also access advice, vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis
direct from external travel clinics:
Western General Hospital – Crewe Road, Tel 537 2822