Call 111

Call 111 when we are closed to speak to an NHS professional on any urgent health or medical issue.

Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.

If you have an emergency please call 999

Visit a pharmacy for healthcare advice without an appointment

Your local pharmacist is able to help with:

  • minor cuts
  • sprains
  • aches and pains
  • colds and flu
  • headaches
  • rashes
  • impetigo
  • cystitis
  • urinary tract infections (currently females only aged between 16 to 65 years of age)
  • emergency contraception (most pharmacies will provide this service)
  • and other common conditions

No appointment is necessary, and your local pharmacist is open late, is available at weekends and many public holidays.

Find your local pharmacy

We have a variety of helpful Self Care information and links which could help you to treat your illness without the need for an appointment:

Pregnancy and baby

Am I pregnant? What should I be eating? Is it normal to be this tired? How can I help my partner during labour? Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here. >> Pregnancy advice and help

Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS)

If you are pregnant and wish to continue the pregnancy please contact the Maternity services on: 0141 232 4005.

If  you have any concerns of a miscarriage, and have already referred yourself to the maternity service. Please phone, The Princess Royal Maternity on 0141 211 5317  for advice.

If heavily bleeding please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

The Nurse Practitioner is usually able to assess the situation and in some cases will organise initial blood tests and other investigations prior to arranging a follow up appointment with your doctor, or further nurse lead clinics.

The nurse practitioners complement the service that we offer to you, our patients. Please be assured that a doctor’s appointment will always be available should you prefer but you may get an earlier appointment if you opt to consult the nurse practitioners.

See a Nurse about blood pressure checks, cervical smears, family planning advice, contraceptives, ailments, immunisations, diabetes management, asthma care, COPD (heart) care and travel clinic (please allow at least 8 weeks before arranging your travel appointment).

Call the surgery on 0141 531 9560 – Option 2 to arrange an appointment with one of our nursing team.


Some patients, often those with complex and long-standing medical problems, may need an appointment with a doctor.

Call the surgery on 0141 531 9560 – Option 1 to arrange an appointment with a doctor.