Urgent Problems & Out of Hours

Life Threatening Emergencies

In a life-threatening emergency such as sudden severe chest pain, severe breathlessness, loss of power in a limb, loss of consciousness or severe bleeding dial 999.

If you feel the problem is not immediately life threatening, you may call us for advice. Please make it clear when you call us that you are calling for advice about an emergency.

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Injuries

The health centre is equipped to treat minor injuries like small cuts and joint sprains. If the injury is more severe or may involve a broken bone or something which requires stitches you should attend the local Accident & Emergency Unit at:

Royal Alexandra Hospital Paisley: 0141 887 9111
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow: 0141 201 1100

If you require an X-ray please go to your nearest casualty department as we do not have X-ray facilities in the Health Centre.

Also in the event of poisoning or overdose the attend the local Accident & Emergency Unit.

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Urgent Problems during Surgery Hours

If you have an urgent problem during surgery opening hours call the Practice on 0141 207 7480. The receptionist will need to take some details about the problem and arrangements will be made for you to be seen by the doctor as soon as possible.

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How to Get Healthcare Advice & Assistance
when the Surgery is Closed:

NHS 24

We provide medical services during our opening hours. Outside of these hours, medical cover is provided by NHS24.

NHS24 are responsible for urgent medical problems which develop or evolve while we are closed. The nurses and doctors at NHS24 do not have access to your full medical record, and will not be able to arrange ongoing management or referrals.

If your problem can wait until we re-open, please consider calling us then. This will ensure that you receive the best medical advice and follow up.

NHS24 Telephone 111