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 Please click this link -corona virus- or check the "latest news" tab for info on Corona Virus.

Please see our "useful contacts" section for information on Roar toenail cutting service.

Friday Appointment changes

We are changing how our appointment system operates on a Friday. For more information on this, please click the "Appointments" tab at the top of the page and select "Friday appointment changes".

Vaccine update 20/02/20

 Vaccines are still available for Adult Flu and shingles for those who are eligible.

Please call the surgery to arrange an appointment at one of our clinics on the usual number 01505 863223.

Do we have your correct contact details? If not please click here to update them

Next Public Holiday - Friday the 10th and Monday the 13th of April.

Please see our "Latest news" tab for new info on our Monday Evening Surgery and also to view our updated house call protocol.

Latest News




The government and the NHS are well prepared to deal with this virus.

You can help too.

Germs can live on some surfaces for hours.

To protect yourself and others:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze.
  • Bin the tissue and, to kill the germs, wash your hands with soap and water or use a sanitizer gel.

This is the best way to stop the spread of any germs, including Corona Virus.

If you have arrived back from China or specified countries in the last 14 days, follow the returning traveller advice.

Check the list of countries and find out more at

Corona Virus   Please click this link for advice on Corona Virus.

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RADAR - Renfrewshire Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Resource

RADAR works to help young people aged 12-20 whose alcohol and/or drug use is having an impact on their wellbeing. Please click here to download information leaflet

GP Working days are now as follows -  

Dr McKenzie (Partner)                  Mon, Tues AM, Thurs, Fri AM

Dr Hamilton (Partner)                  Mon, Wed, Thurs

Dr Tiwari (Partner)                       Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

Dr Bennett (Partner)                    Mon, Tues, Wed

Dr Bloomfield (Salaried GP)         Tues, Thurs, Fri  

In addition to the above, the GPs in the practice provide medical cover for patients in local nursing homes and those in Erskine hospital.

The surgery is open from 8.30am until 8pm on a Monday and 8.30am until 6pm Thursday to Friday, closing 1 hour for lunch each day between 12.30-1.30pm.

New GP'S

I am sure you will be pleased to hear that we have 2 new GP's.

Dr Basi and Dr Bloomfield have both started in the practice already and we hope they enjoy becoming part of the team!

Pharmacy First

Due to new guidelines, your GP is no longer the first port of call for urine infections for women aged 16-65 or impetigo. you should now contact your local community pharmacy for advice & treatement (exclusions apply). Please click here for further information.


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Missed Appointments

We realise that things happen outwith your control which can prevent you from making your appointment or informing us of this however, where at all possible, could you please let us know if this is the case.

You can inform us by calling or by replying CANCEL to the text message reminders which are sent out to patients who have opted in to this service.

Missed appointments lead to:

1)  Longer waiting times for appointments

2)  Frustration for both patients and staff and is a waste of resources.


Please click here for information on SPIRE

Practice Boundary Change

As of 1st December 2013 our practice boundary has been adjusted to include PA7 postcodes only.  Patients registered at Bishopton Medical Practice currently living within the PA8 and PA4 postcode areas will be kept on the list at their current address.  However anyone moving to a new address within PA8 and PA4 will be required to register at a more local practice.  This applies whether it is people moving into the area or who are currently patients of Bishopton Medical Practice.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Monday Evening Surgery

We are pleased to inform you that our Advanced Nurse Practitioner will now be working during our Monday evening surgery, alongside our GP's. She will be available for reviews, smears etc.

There will be NO BLOODS or BLOOD PRESSURE done at this time. These tests will be performed during normal surgery hours by our Phlebotomist or Health Care Assistant as appropriate.

Updated House call protocol

House calls are only available for patients who are housebound or too unwell to attend the surgery.

Please call before 10.30am if a house call is required. If you call after 10.30am you may need to be seen the following day, except in the case of an emergency.

Please be prepared to give staff as much information as possible to enable the Dr to prioritise the list and also bear in mind that several patients can be seen in the surgery in the time it takes to do 1 house call, so, if you are able to come to the surgery, please try to do so.

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