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Alcluith Medical PracticeHealth Centre Station Road DumbartonScotland, G82 1PWTel: 01389 811 811
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of ill people. We also provide the following “additional services.”
We also hold contracts with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde for the following “enhanced services”
We now offer video consultations to patients if we feel it is appropriate, you can access the video link below / this should only be used with prior approval from the GP or practice staff DO NOT USE THIS LINK WITHOUT APPROVAL.
Friday 2.00pm – 4.00pm
The midwives run this clinic. If you become pregnant you will be given a ‘booking appointment’ at which the midwife will ask you a few questions and carry out some general health checks, you will be given advice about your choices of places for delivery. You will be seen regularly throughout your pregnancy either at the practice or at the local hospital, or both.
Health Visitors every Tuesday and Wednesday 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm.
Dr Perry (by appointment)
Practice Nurse Thursday
Stop smoking team can be contacted on 01389 744650 for help and information to help you stop smoking.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Psychological Wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis
Psychological Wellbeing Patient Info
Physiotherapy (Covid 19) Self-management resource GG&C / A rescouce for people recovering at home after illness (including Coronavirus)