Renfrew Health & Social Work Centre, 10 Ferry Road, Renfrew, PA4 8RU

Telephone: 0141 207 7730
Out of hours: 111

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Practice Clinics & Services

Core, Additional & Enhanced services

Core Services

General management of medical conditions, health promotion advice, referral for other services, care for temporary residents, emergency care if appropriate.

Additional Services

Cervical screening, contraceptive services, vaccination and immunisations, child health surveillance.

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Blood and Urine Tests

Regular monitoring by blood and urine tests for patients on a specific range of drugs. Additional information can be found on our Test Results page.

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Cervical Smears

Cervical Smears for woman aged 25 to 65 years.

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Child Immunisations

Routine immunisation of babies is carried out at the baby clinic by the health visiting team. Pre-school children for boosters are also seen by the health visiting team. The clinic is held on the 1st floor of the health centre. You will be sent out an appointment from community screening when your child’s next appointment is due.

Further information can be found on our Immunisations page.

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Disease Management

The management of all disease processes.

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Non NHS Chargable Services

Not all services are covered by the NHS and therefore you may be asked for a fee. This could be for Insurance Forms, Holiday cancellation forms etc. You will be informed of fee charges when documents are submitted.

Medicals for insurance, HGV, PSV, driving, pre-employment etc. are performed outside normal appointment times. Please make an appointment with the receptionist and remember that a fee is charged for this type of work as it lies outside our NHS contract.

Certain medical certificates will be provided under the NHS:

Sickness Certificates / Exemption from Prescription charges / Council tax exemption Discount for severe mental impairment / Fitness for Jury Service / Confirmation of Pregnancy / Voter-absent on grounds of disability.

The following are paid for by other agencies:

Blue badges / Lawyers reports / Occupational Health / Life Assurance medicals / DSS reports / Adoption and Fostering

Please note ANY OTHER CERTIFICATE is likely to mean A FEE WILL BE CHARGED. The receptionist will advise you what the charge will be when you hand in your form(s).

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Flu Immunisation

An annual flu immunisation programme to protect the elderly and at risk patients. Find our more on our Influenza page.

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Maternity Services

Provided in the ante natal and post natal period, together with the Midwives from the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

If you have had a positive pregnancy test, you should contact the Greater Glasgow and Clyde central booking office to arrange your first ante-natal appointment on 0141 232 4005.

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Nursing Services

As well as dealing with general nursing duties such as ear syringing, dressings and minor injuries, our nursing team provide clinic appointments in the following areas:

Minor illness
e.g. sore throats, skin problems etc.



Coronary heart disease


Lifestyle advice

Asthma and COPD

Family Planning

Travel advice & Immunisations

Cervical smear screening

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Substance Abuse Clinic

Substance Abuse clinic is held weekly. A key worker with Renfrew Substance Abuse Resource is available to offer assessment, help and advice. Dr Climie, the specialist GP in this field is responsible for prescribing. SPECIFIC DRUG ISSUES WILL NOT BE ADDRESSED OUTWITH THIS CLINIC.

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Travel Advice

Immunisation for foreign travel is restricted to vaccinations prescribed under NHS regulations e.g. Hep A, Diptheria, Polio, and typhoid. Appointments for travel advice must be booked at least six weeks before date of travel. Not all immunisations are provided as part of the NHS service.

Travel advice regarding specific regions must be obtained privately at a travel immunisation clinic.

Further information can be found on our Travel Health and Immunisations page.