Nithsdale & Merryvale Surgery - News

  • 13 Apr 2021

    Latest news

    We understand the frustrations of our patients who contact the Practice whilst we continue to work under strict covid guidelines in both of our premises. We ask that patients do not come to the door of the practice unless invited to attend or have been asked to hand something in. Please find above link to NHS inform which gives important information about Community Health and Care Services, who can be contacted if you are navigated elsewhere by our trained Reception staff. Thank you for your continued patience and for respecting our Reception staff during these difficult times.

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  • 29 Mar 2021

    Practice Closures

    Please note that we will be closed for Easter Holidays 2021 as follows - Friday 2nd April Closed all day Monday 5th April Closed all day We will re-open on Tuesday 6th April at 8.30am If you require urgent medical attention whilst we are closed, please call NHS 24 on 111.

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  • 16 Mar 2021

    Hilary McKinlay

    We are delighted to congratulate our Practice Nurse, Hilary McKinlay on her promotion to Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Hilary will work alongside the GPs to assess, prescribe and refer patients in the same way that the GPs do at the moment. If you need you problem assessed and dealt with on the day, you may be offered a telephone appointment with Hilary in the first instance. We are delighted to have Hilary in this role, where she will continue to be a valuable asset to our our wonderful clinical team.

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  • 16 Mar 2021

    Kirsty Norris

    We are delighted to welcome our new Treatment Room Nurse Kirsty Norris to the team. Kirsty has an excellent background in Treatment Room Nursing and will be working between both our sites, caring for patients with the following - Dressings Venepuncture Cervical Smears (TBA) Ear Syringing B.P. Reviews Suture Removal/ Staple Removal Swabs Heights and Weights lifestyle advice Assist with Coil Fittings Vaccination/Injections Measure and order compression hosiery Welcome Kirsty, we are delighted to have you join our team.

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  • 15 Mar 2021

    COVID additional language information

    Information on COVID-19 Urdu: English: Romanian: Slovakian: Romani currently in production COVID-19 Vaccination Hindi Bengali English, Urdu, Punjabi currently in production Romanian: Slovakian: Romani currently in production

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  • 8 Mar 2021

    Community phlebotomy hubs

    Patients who do not have mobility issues and who are required by the GP to have bloods taken, can now attend one of our community phlebotomy hubs These phlebotomy hubs are at Govanhill Health Centre 233 Calder Street , Glasgow G72 7DR and Shields Health and Care Centre 80 McCulloch Street Glasgow G41 1NX , both are open to our Merryvale Place and our Nithsdale Road patients. This service is by self referral to telephone number: 0141 355 1525

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  • 16 Feb 2021

    Dr Angela Dunn retiral

    After more than 30 years of dedicated service as a Family GP, Dr. Angela Dunn will be retiring from the Practice on 1st March 2021 to spend more time with her family. The Practice is extremely grateful to Dr. Dunn for her support and dedication in developing and leading the Practice since taking over from Dr. McKean . The Practice wishes Dr. Dunn well in her forthcoming retirement.

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  • 11 Feb 2021

    COVID Vaccination roll out

    On Saturday 6th February, our whole team turned out to deliver a very successful COVID vaccination clinic at Pollockshaws Burgh Hall. We were delighted to offer our patients this opportunity to come along to have the vaccination with some patients being vaccinated in their cars. The day was a great success and made all the more enjoyable by the wonderful accompaniment of Organist, Aaron Hawthorne who played tunes, old and new for all of us on the Wurlitzer. Thank you to Aaron, and to all of the staff at Pollockshaws Burgh Hall. Thank you also to all of our own staff and of course our hardy patients for such a well attended turn out on a cold and Wintry February day - you were wonderful. Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board will be in touch with all other eligible age groups separately. Please call the COVID helpline on 0800 030 8013 for further information & advice or if you are concerned and have symptoms of the virus. Songs to vaccinate by "Don't go jabbin my arm" by Dr McMenemin, Elton John & Kikki Dee " we're jabbin" Dr Dunn & Bob Marley " we all live in a yellow vac-cine" Dr Fowlie & The Beatles "we're jabbing in the rain" Dr Ali, Hilary and Gene Kelly

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  • 24 Dec 2020

    Change to Nithsdale Road Surgery Opening Hours

    From mid-January onwards, the Nithsdale Road Surgery will be closed between 1-2pm every day. If you need to call the surgery during this time, you can do so by calling the usual number (0141 424 1831) in the case of an emergency only.Thank you.

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  • 21 Dec 2020

    Registration Forms - now ONLINE

    We are trying to reduce footfall in the Practice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, we kindly request all new patients registering with us please complete these online registration forms. These forms can be completed by clicking on the following links: New Online Registration Form Welcome to our practice under 16 yrs Welcome to our practice over 16 yrs your ethnicity This will take you to the 'NHS Inform' website. You must then download the registration form, complete all the relevant boxes and then send the completed registration form to the Practice's email address ( By completing and sending us the registration form online, you will no longer need to come into the surgery to complete your registration with us. Thank you very much.

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