Welcome to Crookston Medical Centre
Our mission statement – Our Practice provides rapid, efficient access to high quality, caring, medical services. We strive to promote health and relieve suffering for all of our patients.
Our team of primary health care professionals pride ourselves in delivering an excellent standard of care to our patients. We can normally provide same day appointments, which are of 15 minutes duration and pre-booked appointments with any of the doctors, which are also of 15 minutes duration. If you feel that your medical condition or problem is particularly complex or if you feel that additional time may be required with the doctor or nurse please inform the reception staff.
A purpose built premises which was completed in December 2000. We have 8 consulting rooms and a large treatment room. Two additional rooms are utilised by our Health Visitor, Health Care Assistant and other support services respectively. We have 5 medical practitioners in the practice and usually several GP trainees at any point in time to supplement our clinical team.
The practice population is similar to the average patient list in Glasgow in terms of the age distribution of the patients. We also have many patients of Asian origin and we try and provide a sensitive and inclusive range of services which accommodates all cultures and reflects the ethnic diversity of our city.
Training and RCGP Accreditation
Crookston Medical Centre has been a Training Practice since 2001. We have been accredited as such by the Postgraduate Department of General Practice and we have received RCGP Accreditation. In 2016 we received an award for “Excellence in Training”. Our clinical and administrative teams are rightly proud of the externally validated high level of health care provision that we provide.
Self Help and Reliable Sources Of Information
Many people are keen to understand their own clinical conditions better and are proactive about improving their own health. It can however be difficult to get reliable sources of information from the plethora of websites available to the General Public.
The reference we would recommend to our patients is www.patient.co.uk. Although we cannot verify everything that is available on this website it is a very good starting point for obtaining basic healthcare information and has innumerable links to other good quality health on the web resources. Also try www.selfhelpguide.nhs.uk.
We also recommend Scottish Health on the Web - www.show.scot.nhs.uk/ for information on the NHS in Scotland.