Parkview Practice Health Centre Stenhousemuir, FK5 3BBTel: 01324 554411
The practice has a travel clinic which is held on late Tuesday afternoon by our practice nurse.
If you need advice regarding travel vaccinations please complete a travel form with as much information as possible. The form can either be downloaded from the website or obtained from the practice reception desk. The form needs to be returned to the practice at least 6 weeks prior to travelling. Failure to do so could result in you being asked to attend a local travel clinic.
If you require vaccinations the practice will arrange an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
We have a Childhood Immunisation Clinic every Wednesday afternoon by our Staff Nurse Gemma Morton. Babies due immunisations will be sent an appointment from Child Health Department.
To make a practice nurse appointment please phone the surgery. For clinic schedules please see Nurse Clinic Times
Patients on Warfarin are monitored by the practice nurse in the clinic held on a Wednesday morning.
(including HGV, BUPA claims, pre-employment medical, and insurance claims)
This is arranged by the receptionist who can tell you the fee involved.
The flu clinics are run mainly in September, October and November each year. If you are 65 or over you automatically qualify for an influenza immunisation. If you feel you are in any of the “at risk” groups, please contact the practice for details.
The practice has a minor surgery clinic held on the last Friday of every month and is run by Dr. Cairns. The GPs will refer you to this service as required.
The practice holds a family planning clinic for insertion of coils and implants for contraceptive purposes. This is held on the first Thursday morning of each month and is run by Dr. Miller and Mhairi, Practice Nurse.
These are not issued by a doctor during the first week of incapacity. Self-certificate forms are available from your employer. No medical certificates can be issued without consultation with the doctor.
(including family planning and cervical cytology)
The practice nurse offers general health advice, cervical screening and advice on breast examination. The practice actively approach all women in the appropriate age groups to offer this service.
If you are not being seen regularly at the surgery, please ask for a health check by the practice nurse.
Mothers and babies can attend the health visitor for advice and weight checks at the health centre.
The following clinics are run by the practice nurse and patients appropriate to these groups are invited to attend when due to be screened.
BOWEL SCREENING - Scottish Bowel Screening Programme
Almost 4,000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year in Scotland.
The good news is bowel screening reduces bowel cancer deaths.
Everyone between 50 and 74 years will receive a test kit by post every two years.
Take the test. You can do it at home - it's quick, easy to do and it could be a lifesaver.
To find out more or if you require another screening kit please call the Helpline on: 0800 0121 833
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