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Flu/Covid vaccinations: This year all Flu and Covid booster vaccines will be managed by the health board.  Anyone entitled to the vaccine will receive an invite directly from NHSGG&C.  GP practices are no longer involved in the process and cannot assit with enquiries.  More information can be found at: www.nhsinform.scot

Photograph Submission: Please only send pictures if asked to do so by surgery staff.  Place a ruler or coin beside the rash or mark to give the clinician an idea of the size. Pictures and consent to queens.crescent@nhs.scot Please make sure you add your full name and date-of-birth so we can identify you.

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

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

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.

Please ensure the surgery has up-to-date contact details.  

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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