Shielding Advice for High Risk Patients
The Government are in the process of sending out letters to those patients thought to be at highest risk of developing a severe illness if they catch Coronavirus (COVID 19). This letter will provide advice on what to do and can also be used to show employers that those people cannot work outside of their home (instead of the patient requiring a GP Fit Note).
The practice will be telephoning affected patients in the coming weeks to discuss the advice given by the Government
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With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Previously known as The Blackwood Partnership, our practice is one of the oldest in Govan with a history dating back to the early 20th century. In 2015 we changed the practice name to the David Elder Medical Practice by popular demand from our patients. Born in 1795, David Elder was a marine engineer known as one of the forefathers of shipbuilding on the Clyde. For more information see the excellent website at www.acumfaegovan.com.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
All services are on the ground floor with ramps and automatic doors. Baby changing facilities are available in a separate room. For mothers needing to breast feed there is a separate room in Elderpark clinic.
(Site updated 22/06/2020)