Following the last update, I'm happy to report that we are continuing to see all of you that have needed emergency dental care very quickly. Thank you for your co-operation in making this possible.
However, there are still some types of treatment we are not able to carry out on the premises due to Scottish Government restrictions. Therefore we are referring patients that require it to dental hubs within the Paisley and Glasgow area.
Although the First Minister has recently announced that 'routine dental care' is now available, that is not strictly true. One of the main limitations at present is that we cannot carry out any 'Aerosol Generating Procedures' (AGPs) under the NHS.
Examples of AGPs include:
Your safety is our Number 1 priority. Our team continue to work to a new set of guidelines we have put in place to ensure your safe care. I am also looking at advanced Personal Protective Equipment that would allow us to carry out AGPs at the practice.
Meantime, changes you will notice include:
Please continue to bear with us. Remember, all the measures we have put in place are to help you receive your care as safely and quickly as possible. Contact us on 0141-889 2016 and, as always, we are ready to help.
Abdul and The Team