Self Referral

Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

Physiotherapist: Eden Keillar

Eden is our ‘First Contact’ Physiotherapist (FCPs) within the practice. His role is different from a traditional physiotherapist in that he is an advanced practitioner with extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of soft tissue, muscle, joint and spinal problems. Eden can see patients as the first point of contact, instead of seeing a GP, and can be accessed directly by contacting the practice reception.

Sexual Health

Sandyford provides an integrated sexual and reproductive health service across the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area; Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and Renfrewshire. It is delivered in a confidential, friendly, non- judgmental manner from a range of highly professional staff that include doctors, nurses, counsellors, reception, and administration staff to name a few.
0141 211 8130

Weight Management Services

Glasgow and Clyde Weight Management Services target people with existing health conditions that could be improved by losing weight. If you have Diabetes, Heart Disease or have previously had a Stroke and are overweight then you can self refer to the weight management service by calling them directly.
0141 211 3379 Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm.

Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS)

If you are pregnant and wish to continue the pregnancy please contact the Maternity services on: 0141 347 8422, to book your antenatal care.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.

Podiatry

Podiatry clinics are provided across four geographic areas of Greater Glasgow and Clyde, these include the North West, the North East, the South and Inverclyde & Renfrewshire.
0141 347 8909

Physiotherapy

Welcome to the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Musculoskeletal out-patient physiotherapy service. The Musculoskeletal physiotherapy service (or MSK for short) is based in health centres and out-patient departments across Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Mental Health Crisis Service

The NHS now runs an ‘out of hours’ crisis service. The service can provide short-term intensive community based care as an alternative to hospital admission. This service is targeted at people who are experiencing a mental health crisis and operates seven days a week.The Crisis Service is available: Mon to Frid 20:00 – 09:00 Also weekends and public holidays 17:00 – 09:00. If you are having serious thoughts about suicide, and you have a plan and the means to carry it out: call 999 right now.
0845 650 1730

NeuroLove

We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Helpline

The helpline is operated by the Musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service (MATS) and is provided by fully trained call operators, nurses and physiotherapists. This service can help by: finding out if you need to see a doctor, providing key information and advice to help with your problem, referring you to a physiotherapist or podiatrist if you need it.

Breathing Space – Feeling Low, Anxious or Stressed?

Breathing Space was launched in 2002 to address serious concerns about the mental wellbeing of people in Scotland. The service became a national phone line in 2004.Breathing Space complements the work of other phone lines and agencies which are endeavouring to reduce suicide rates in Scotland.
0800 83 85 87

Penumbra – Mental Health

We work to improve mental health and wellbeing across Scotland and offer services and support throughout the country, administered by Area Offices.We believe and statistics show that people can and do recover from significant mental health problems.Penumbra supports people to live fulfilling and contributing lives. By following our person centred model of HOPE. For us hope is a vital part of recovery and supporting people to have and hold hope for the future is a key part of our work.

Scotland’s Financial Health Service

Working together with various stakeholders from the financial advice and support sector, the Scottish Government has developed this website to provide a one stop shop for those who have money problems or are seeking general help with their financial worries. We are an impartial website and do not provide advice directly but our aim is to signpost those in need to the most appropriate area of support, ranging from debt solutions, borrowing, managing your money or general welfare concerns.

Care equipment and adapting your home

If you’re elderly, disabled or have a long term health condition and want help to live safely and independently in your home, using equipment, technology or making adaptations to your home may be a good option for you. This could include: getting equipment, like shower rails, adapting your home by installing a ramp or widening the doors, using everyday technology like computers or tablets to keep in touch with friends and family, or do your shopping online. Care Information Scotland can advise
0800 011 3200

Arranging or changing your DRS (Diabetic retinopathy screening) appointment

Most health boards have a diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) service that can arrange appointments and answer any questions or problems you might have.When you receive your DRS invitation letter you might need to contact your local service to arrange a time to have the test. You can also ask for a new appointment if you fail to, or can no longer, attend your appointment.

Book your Midwife appointment online

Your first main appointment is your booking appointment (booking visit) with your midwife normally between 8 and 12 weeks of pregnancy. If you've just found out that you're pregnant, get the best start for you and your baby by making an appointment with a midwife Most Health Boards in Scotland allow patients to book directly without seeing your Doctor, if your Health Board area is not shown, then contact the Practice for further advice.

Request transport to your Healthcare Appointment

Patient Transport Service provides ambulances to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical/clinical needs.
0300 123 1236

My Diabetes My Way

The NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends. You'll find leaflets, videos, educational tools and games containing information about diabetes. You can now also use this website to view your own up-to-date diabetes clinic results, to help you manage your condition more effectively.