Upper Nithsdale Group Practice

Sanquhar Health Centre, Station Road, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire DG4 6BT
Phone: 01659 50221 Fax: 01659 58116

Clinics and Services

All GP practices are contracted to provide “essential services”, that is, basic treatment of
ill people. We also provide the following “additional services”:

  • Child health surveillance, together with the Health Visiting team.
  • Contraceptive services. IUCD’s and contraceptive implants can be fitted and removed
    in the practice.
  • Maternity services in the antenatal and postnatal period, together with the
    midwives from the Red Team, Cresswell Wing, D & G Royal Infirmary.
  • Immunisation for adults in relation to travel.
  • Cervical smears.
  • Freezing of warts and other small skin lesions.
  • We also hold contracts with DGHB for the following “enhanced services”.
  • The annual flu and pneumonia immunisation programme to protect the elderly and at
    risk.
  • Childhood and preschool immunisations.
  • Regular monitoring, by blood and urine tests, for patients on Warfarin and a range
    of drugs for arthritis and bowel problems.
  • Minor surgery including injections and excisions.
  • Coronary and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programmes.
  • Dementia awareness groups.

Please note we do not operate a walk-in injury service.