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 6,700 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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Alert

 Please read this, it affects you!

Advance notice of major road restrictions & expected congestion in Finnieston, Kelvingrove & Yorkhill  during  COP26 event -31 October – 12 November! Make sure you are prepared by keeping up to date with all the information visit www.getreadyglasgow.com 

During this period, our  staff may struggle to get in to work, so we request your patience and understanding. You may have to deal with longer wait times due to a number of factors, including current exceptionally high demand on our services. Please make alternative travel arrangements & allow extra travel time if coming to the surgery. These restrictions are outwith our control and make our job more difficult but we will do our best with your help.

We appreciate your frustrations but ask for your ongoing patience, support and kindness towards our staff, so we can continue to provide quality care, while keeping our patients safe. If your call is not of an urgent nature or can wait, we would prefer you avoid calling the surgery during this time, if you can. Order medication in advance or online or you  ask your pharmacy to order it for you, allow at least 48hours. Some local pharmacies may be open till 10pm please check with yours. Remember local pharmacies provide a ‘Pharmacy First’ service for many minor ailments and can supply medication before you need to contact the surgery.

Click on the following link for  Coronavirus (Covid-19)  information, Vaccine  information, Covid status, Book  a test and Flu vaccine  information http://Nhsinform

If you have a cough, or a temperature or a change in taste or smell, then the advice is to self-isolate and book a test.  You can find out more information on testing and when to self-isolate by visiting http://www.nhsinform.scot and to book a test https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test  If you have no access to the internet, you can telephone 0800 028 2816 to book a test.  If you are unwell with any of these Covid symptoms or require advise, please call 111.

ATTENDING THE PRACTICE

For other medical conditions and for patient safety, please do NOT come to the surgery unless we advise you to do so. 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 at your  allocated appointment time.