Nurses & Healthcare Assistants
Our Practice Nurses consult by appointment only. Appointments range from 10 minutes to 30 minutes depending upon what the patient is attending for. reception staff will advise you when you are making your appointment.
- Arran - Monday from 08:30 until 18:00, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 until 14:30 and Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30
- Pollok - Monday & Tuesday from 08.00 until 17:30, Wednesday from 08:00 until 16:30, Thursday from 08:00 until 17:00 and Friday from 08:30 until 14:30.
The Nurses see patients who are Diabetic, Asthmatic, Hypertensive, have Coronary Heart Disease, have had a Stroke, or suffer from Emphysema. They, also, take blood, offer cervical screening, administer travel vaccinations, administer adult vaccinations, run the annual influenza programme for patients over 65 years and patients with a specific illness, syringe ears, dress wounds, give family planning advice, remove stitches, and advise on minor illnesses eg coughs, sore ears etc. Information on these services is available from reception.
Our Health Care Support Workers are trained to take blood, blood pressure, height and weight measurements and lifestyle information including smoking, alcohol, exercise and diet. They are not trained nurses so cannot answer queries on medical or nursing matters.
- Arran - Wednesday and Thursday morning between 09:30 and 12:30.
- Pollok - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning between 09:00 and 11:00.
If you would like to speak with any of the Practice Nurse team, please telephone reception. The receptionist will take a message and the nurse will return your call.