Overtoun Medical Practice

Rutherglen Health Centre, 130 Stonelaw Road, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire G73 2PQ

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Telephone: 0141 531 6010

Fax: 0141 531 6086


Clinics & Services

Baby Checks
You will be asked to make a GP appointment around your baby’s 6 weeks mark – these appointments  are for child developmental checks. Immunisation queries or to discuss other problems, eg sleeping, feeding and child health worries, should be directed towards your health visitor.  Please contact your health visitor in the first instance unless you have a medical condition which requires GP intervention.

Diabetic Clinic 
This is run by the practice nurse by appointment only.  If you are not routinely assessed at Hospital for Diabetes, we will invite you in to the Practice every 6 months.

Family Planning
Contraceptive care is provided by all the doctors during surgery hours.  Appointments can be made any day of the week.

Well Woman 

This clinic is for smears, postnatal checks and discussion for women’s health issues.   These appointments can be made any day of the week.

Non NHS Examination
The doctors are happy to carry out medicals, eg insurance and HGV, by appointment outside surgery hours. Please telephone the surgery for an appointment. Please ask at reception for the charges/fees for these services.

Chronic Disease Management
We provide an annual health check if you suffer from COPD, Hypertension, Asthma, Heart Disease, Epilepsy, Arthritis, Kidney Disease, Stroke, Thyroid or Hypothyroidism.  You will sent an invite to attend.

Travel Immunisations/Vaccinations
Please make an appointment well in advance of your holiday to ensure adequate cover. A charge will be made for certain immunisations and vaccinations which are not covered by the NHS. A list of these charges is held at reception.

Flu Vaccination
An influenza vaccination is particularly recommended for patients with heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes and residents of nursing and rest homes, over 65’s, children age 2-5 or children who have missed the school vaccination.
Please contact the reception staff in early October for details of the vaccination dates and to make an appointment. If you are unable to attend the surgery, a home visit will be arranged to undertake this facility.  Flu vaccination clinics run between October and March.

Local Pharmacies
Local pharmacies can provide advice and treatment for minor ailments.  Please akso attend your local pharmacy for urine infections if you are between 18-65.  Outwith this age bracket, you should attend the Practice.

Local Opticians
Local opticians can provide advice for simple eye problems.  Opticians should be your first point of call for any problems relating to your eyes.  They will advise if you should attend your GP at consult or if they will continue your care.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    8am - 6pm
  • Tuesday
    8am - 6pm
  • Wednesday
    8am - 6pm
    (Closed 1pm - 2pm)
  • Thursday
    8am - 6pm (extended hours until 7pm)
  • Friday
    8am - 6pm
  • Saturday
  • Sunday