Welcome to Gairbraid Medical Practice

Gairbraid Medical Practice is a long established family friendly medical practice committed to giving its patients the highest quality service.

We work very closely with our allied community nursing, and health visiting teams. The Practice offers the services of, interpreters, stop smoking advisor, and other local services to help our patients with their health and wellbeing.

We have a highly trained Practice Nurse who is able to offer a range of services including family planning and care of patients with chronic conditions both in the practice and at home if needed. Our GPs are able to offer continuity of care and have special interests.

Dr Leeper is lead GP Trainer and also runs specialist coil clinics. Dr James runs our post natal and baby clinics, Dr Shotton is able to offer joint injections in our surgery setting. She can also insert coils and Implanon. We are a GP Training Practice and have specialist GP Registrars working with us to complete their training. We have late appointments on a Monday evening and early morning appointments throughout the week.  We are able to offer our full range of services outwith normal working hours.

Our aim is to provide an effective, efficient and fair health care service to all our patients by:

  • Putting our patients at the centre of what we do
  • Having a professional integrated primary healthcare team who are suitably qualified and trained
  • Offering our services in a safe, supportive and suitably equipped environment.

This website has been developed to help our patients manage their health and well being with access to local services in your area, as well as information about the Practice. We welcome any comments or suggestions you may have.

News & Announcements

Flu Vaccinations 2020/2021

This year GP Practices are only responsible for immunising 18-64 year olds at risk. If you are within this category, please telephone the practice to arrange an appointment. If you are outwith

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Scottish Diabetes Foot Action

Dear Patient, We are aware that during the current COVID-19 pandemic you maybe shielding following government advice and are reluctant to contact your Podiatry service for treatment, advice and support.

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Want to Quit Smoking?

Giving up smoking is not something you have to do on your own – there’s a free NHS stop smoking service available within Maryhill Health and Care Centre to help

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New Appointment System

From the 1st of October 2019 we will be introducing a new way of caring for our patients. This will mean when you contact the practice for an appointment, your contact details

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Patient Access

Repeat prescriptions Access a list of your repeat medication and request a repeat prescription. Minimise your trips to the practice – only one visit is needed to collect the prescription

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Helping you get the right care, at the right time



Coronavirus Update

  • We are having to cancel all routine appointments
  • All patients will be given the option of a telephone consultation with the GP
  • If you need to be seen please do not come to the practice, please phone us and a GP will phone you back
  • Prescriptions can be sent to whichever pharmacy you require
  • The latest advice is if you or a member of your household has a cough, temperature etc you are required to isolate as a full household for 14 days
  • If you live alone the 7 day rule still applies.

Information for the public on COVID-19, including stay at home advice for people who are self-isolating, can be found on NHS Inform.

There is a dedicated Coronavirus Helpline on: 0800 028 2816

We have provided some useful links which you may find helpful while self-isolating.

Please do not come to the surgery! Only phone your GP or 111, if your symptoms are severe.