NHS: EASTER WEEKEND MEDICAL SERVICES

Easter Services Update

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There are some changes to services  across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Please see below for an overview of these changes this bank holiday weekend. 

Acute 

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All acute services including Emergency Departments and Stobhill, QEUH and Vale of Leven MIUs will continue to operate under the current COVID-19 restrictions. 
Please see the NHSGGC website for more details on services and how to access them.  Please note if you have an emergency that requires attendance at an Emergency Department you should continue to attend as normal. We have robust pathways in place at all acute sites to safeguard patients and staff against COVID-19 and you will be triaged appropriately upon arrival.

GP practices 

All GP practices in NHSGGC will be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday and patients should contact their GP as normal for telephone triage and assessment in the first instance.   If you have COVID-19 deteriorating symptoms, do not call your GP . Instead call NHS 24 on 111.  The COVID-19 Community Assessment Centres will be open on Friday and Monday.   At the weekend / evenings usual Out of Hours arrangements will apply. There are some changes to services  across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Please see below for an overview of these changes this bank holiday weekend. 

Dental 

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There will be no dental triage carried out by NHS 24 on Friday (10th April) or Monday (13th April).  On Friday and Monday, patients who are registered with a dentist and have a dental emergency, should contact their own dentist who will provide advice, reassurance and telephone assessment, including the use of pain relief or prescribe antibiotics.  If you are a patient of the Public Dental Service or are an unregistered patient you should call 0141 314 6669.   On Saturday (11th April) and Sunday (12th April), all patients should contact NHS 24 on 111 who will  provide dental triage. 

Pharmacy 

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Most pharmacies are open on Friday 10th April. Pharmacies located within Health Centres will be closed on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of April in line with other services provided from these locations.  For a full list of pharmacies open on Easter Monday, please see the list online here

We thank you for your ongoing cooperation during this difficult time. Please stay at home unless it’s absolutely essential for you to leave the house.

 

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