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

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NHS Digital Sharing Opt-Out

We would like to reassure our Patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS Digital does NOT include any patients registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital

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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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We'll keep you right

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.

From 19 July 2021 (when we go to Level 0) the following rules still apply in General Practice:

  • wearing of face coverings by patients and the public (unless you are exempt)
  • physical distancing of 2 metres in waiting rooms
  • contact your practice by telephone in the first instance
  • wearing of PPE by staff
  • screening of all patients for Covid 19 symptoms.

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.