Drumchapel Health Centre80/90 Kinfauns DriveGlasgow, G15 7TSTel: 0141 211 6080/81
If you have any questions about the Breast Sceening Programme, please contact West of Scotland Breast Screening programme on 0141 800 8800 who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Louise Sermanni is responsible for the following clinics
If you wish to speak to her please telephone our receptionist on 0141 211 6080 and they will arrange this for you
Telephone 0141 211 6138
Our Health Visitor’s offers health advice and support mainly to families with young children. This includes help with parenting and behaviour management and also support to women with Post Natal depression. They also see children for development checks.
There are immunisation clinics at the following times:
The 2nd Monday of every month - between - 10am – 12pm
The 4th Monday of every month - between -10am – 12pm
These clinics are by appointment only and patients will receive their appointment times and dates directly from the Health Board by letter.
Please note there is no longer a drop-in clinic for GPs or health visitors on a Monday
All GP practices are contracted to provide essential services, that is, basic treatment of ill people. We also provide the following additional services:
If you are aged between 50 and 74, you will be invited to take part in bowel cancer screening every two years.
If you are aged 75 or over, you can ask for a bowel cancer screening test by calling the free bowel screening centre helpline on 0800 0121 833.
Call the screening helpline on 0800 0121 833 or visit NHS Inform for more information about bowel screening in Scotland.
Why take the test?
There are many important reasons for taking the home bowel screening test:
• Home testing prevents 150 deaths from bowel cancer every year.
• Home testing can find bowel cancer at an early stage – even if you’ve had no symptoms.
• When bowel cancer is detected early, it can often be cured.
• Bowel cancer is Scotland’s third most common cancer, with almost 4,000 people diagnosed every year.
• Bowel cancer is more common in people over 50, especially men.
• The test can find other changes in your bowel, such as non-cancerous growths called ‘polyps’. Most of these can be removed easily, and this can prevent cancer from developing.
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