Our midwives hold an Antenatal Clinic within Dumbarton Health Centre on Thursday afternoons.
You can now self refer to the Antenatal Booking Service by phoning 0141 232 4005 as soon as you know you are pregnant (if you have missed a period and a home pregnancy test has produced a positive result). They will go through your next steps with you and arrange your first booking appointment with your midwife. You do not need to seek confirmation of your pregnancy first with your GP.
If you would like to book an appointment to see one of our midwives, please phone our reception on 01389 811844.
For further information you can visit: www.readysteadybaby.org.uk This site guides you through the key phases of your pregnancy and the first 12 months with your new baby.
Our Physiotherapy department runs a self referral system ‘Physio Direct’, whereby (unless you are under the age of 16) you no longer need referral from your GP to contact the physiotherapy department.
They ask that you complete one of their self referral forms and hand or post into the physiotherapy department here at the health centre. You can click here to download this or alternatively you can collect one from reception at the surgery.
Our Podiatry department runs a self referral system. If you are NEW to Podiatry and require to make an initial assessment appointment to see the Podiatrist please contact:
0141 347 8909
Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm
If you are already attending the Podiatry service and require a further appointment please call your local clinic in the usual way on: 01389 811840.
The Treatment Room within the Health Centre offers a range of services;
They perform ear syringing, take blood samples, swab tests and some other simple investigations (usually these will involve having to see a doctor first).
They deal with leg ulcers, dressings and post-op stitch removal (call them direct, no need to see a doctor first).
The Treatment Room operate an appointment system, not a walk-in service. So please talk to their receptionist in person or phone 01389 811847 to make an appointment.
Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria offer an X-ray drop-in service which can be accessed at the following times –
Monday to Friday 9:30-12:30pm and 1:30-4:30:pm (Monday pm for EMERGENCIES ONLY).
Access to all X-ray services are by GP referral only.