Welcome to Sandyford Doctors Surgery

Please note: WE ARE NOT SANDYFORD FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC Tel: 0141 211 8130 which we frequently get  mistaken for!

We provide comprehensive NHS primary care services to help you manage your health and well-being.

Sandyford Doctors Surgery is a three Partner inner city practice with a list of over 6,600 patients. We operate from shop premises which have been expanded and refurbished and are now bright and spacious. The practice area broadly corresponds within the G3 postcode and has a varied population both in terms of class and ethnic origin; there is an established Asian community. We also have a significant student population with Glasgow University located nearby.

Our aim is to provide a high quality, caring and personal healthcare service to our whole patient population by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a highly qualified and trained multi-professional integrated primary Healthcare Team
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment, using technological advances in healthcare systems for our patient’s benefit

We work very closely with our allied Community Nursing, Health Visiting and Specialist Teams to ensure your care is co-ordinated to the highest of standards.

We are a baby-friendly Practice. You are welcome to breastfeed your baby; please ask a Receptionist if you would like to sit somewhere private.

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We would like to announce that, after 35 years  working in Anderston, Dr Christine Crawford has now retired from the practice. We are sorry to see her go and  we wish her a long and happy retirement. Dr Crawford  has said  ”I feel privileged to have worked in the community for all these years, and I know I will leave Sandyford Surgery in good hands.”

We would like to take the opportunity to welcome Dr Alice Niven, who has previously worked with us as a locum doctor, as a new member of the team at Sandyford Surgery.


We are unable to offer you a certificate of Covid vaccination, a vaccination passport or a letter to prove you have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination documents have NOT yet been developed and as such cannot be provided by your GP. You can request a vaccination status letter from NHS Inform via a Freephone Covid Status Helpline: 0800 196 8565 or visit  www.nhs inform.Scot/Covid19status 

If you have any of the following symptoms; high temperature or fever, a new continuous cough or shortness of breath/ recent loss of taste  -Do not call the surgery – Please phone NHS24 on 111,  they are dealing with all covid-19 related enquiries or visit the NHS Inform website.

If you have Covid 19 symptoms and can manage your care at home, visit the NHS Inform Website which has lots of guidance and information that can help you.  If your symptoms get worse, or you feel you need additional help or advice, then please call NHS24 on 111 anytime day or night.Click here for further information about the Glasgow Covid helpline


For other medical conditions and for patient safety, do NOT come to the surgery unless we advise you to do so. Our surgery door is locked to protect patients and staff, maintain social distancing and restrict the number of patients in the waiting room. If you require an appointment or advice, you must phone at 8.45am for telephone triage. Select our appointment line and the receptionist will ask you the reason for your call and arrange for a doctor to call you back. As we are dealing with higher than normal  call volume each day you may be asked to call back the following day, if your call is not of an urgent nature. If you are told by a Dr or nurse to attend for an appointment please come alone at your appointment time, do not arrive early,  Please wear a scarf or mask around your face and do not bring other family members with you when attend.