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Flu Vaccine: We are now currently booking flu vaccination appointments for the patients detailed below. Information from the Health Board and Scottish Government is that we will vaccinate the 18-64 year olds at risk category and this will be carried out in the surgery, please call the surgery to book an appointment for the vaccine. All other flu vaccinations outwith this category will be carried out in the community, a letter will follow soon to advise you of this from either the Health Board or Scottish Government. Please visit NHS inform for more information.

Prescriptions - We are NOT issuing prescriptions early or issuing extra medication. To reduce the number of patients attending the surgery, a number of pharmacies offer collection service and we would be happy to give your prescriptions to their driver.

Coronavirus- DO NOT come into the surgery please follow NHS inform guidelines

You can still call the surgery and make a phone consultation appointment, please call the surgery for more information

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19

Online booking of GP appointments via patient access is currently SUSPENDED due to coronavirus

Requesting Prescriptions

Please note that prescriptions will only be available for collection after 2 working from when it has been requested.

Prescriptions should only be collected after 2:00pm.  Should you attempt to collect your prescription before this time, you may be turned away.

Travel Clinic

It is important that you call the Practice Nurse at least 6 weeks before you travel. (See the 'Travel' page for more information)

Up to date number?

Please check with a member of the reception team to ensure we have your most up to date mobile telephone number.

Breast Screening

The Scottish Breast Screening Programme (SBSP) is supplied to Queen's Crescent Surgery by the West of Scotland Breast Screening Service (WOSBS).

The WOSBS will invite eligible women aged between 50 and 70 years old to attend a screening session for breast cancer.

The WOSBS will send individual invites to women every three years.  The cycle inviting eligible women in our area for screening will be Summer 2020.  Women who are not automatically invited, may arrange a direct appointment by contacting the service directly.

It is up to you to decide if you want to have breast screening or not.  This booklet will help you with your decision.

The surgery can offer limited advice regarding individual circumstances, however WOSBS will be happy to discuss your individual questions and requirements.

      West of Scotland Breast Screening Service
      Stock Exchange Court
      77 Nelson Mandela Place
      Glasgow
      G2 1QT
      Tel:   0141 572 5800
      Fax:   0141 572 5801
 

The surgery has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions, which can be viewed by clicking this link.

 


Bowel Screening

The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme is supplied to Queen's Crescent Surgery by the National Bowel Screening Centre for Scotland (NBSCS) based in Dundee.

The Bowel Screening Centre will send eligible men and women aged between 50 and 74 years old a self-test kit by post to their home address.  The kit is completed at home and returned to the NBSCS.

The NBSCS will send individual self-test kits to eligible participants every two years.  Participants who are not automatically invited, may arrange for a slef-test kit to be mailed to them by contacting the service directly.

It is up to you to decide if you want to complete the bowel screening test or not.  The NHS Inform website contains a library of information on bowel screening, which should help you with your decision..

The surgery can offer limited advice regarding individual circumstances, however NBSCS will be happy to discuss your individual questions and requirements.

      National Bowel Screening Centre for Scotland
      Kings Cross HospitalBowel Screening
      Clepington Road
      Dundee
      DD3 8EA
      Tel:   0800 0121 833
 
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