Anchor Mill Medical Practice

    4 Saucel Crescent, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1UB

    Telephone: 0141 889 8809
    Out of hours: 111

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    Other Ways to Book or Cancel an Appointment

    1. By Telephone:
      Call 0141 889 8809 during our opening hours.
    2. In Person: Visit reception during opening hours.

    Please let the practice know if you cannot keep an appointment.

    Click Here for further information

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    Urgent Appointments

    Any patient who requires medical advice and feels unable to wait for the first available, bookable appointment should telephone the practice on 0141 889 8809 between during our opening hours.

    Please see our Urgent Problems and Out of Hours page for information.

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    Appointment Types & General Information

    To ensure continuity of care, we ask that you try to attend the same doctor for problems where possible.

    On the Day Appointments

    The vast majority of our appointments are bookable on the day they are required. As appointments can be quickly booked up in the morning, we would advise you to telephone early on the morning of your choice.

    Pre-Bookable Appointments

    For patients who would like to book in advance, or who have to return for review to the doctor, we have a small number of appointments that can be booked in advance.

    Emergency Appointments

    If you feel that you require an emergency appointment, click here for further details.

    Cancelling an Appointment

    If you need to cancel an appointment, click here.

    Appointment Times

    Doctor & Nursing Appointment times can be found here.

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    Free Text Reminders

    This service reminds you of an appointment via a text message. All registered patients are automatically opted into the service.

    Please ensure if you wish to use this service we have your correct mobile telephone number and inform us as soon as possible if your number changes.

    If you do not wish to subscribe please contact the surgery and inform reception that you wish to opt out.

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    If you anticipate that you may require an examination by the Doctor and feel that you would like a chaperone to be present, please make reception aware at the time of booking your appointment so that this can be arranged. Alternatively bring along a member of your family or friend to your appointment.

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    Cancelling an Appointment

    If you are unable to attend for your appointment please tell us in good time so that we are able to offer another patient the use of that appointment.

    You can use one of the following methods:

    1. Patient Access
      If you booked your appointment using Patient Access, you can cancel it online by clicking here.
    2. By Text Message:
      When you receive an appointment reminder by text, simply return a text message saying you do not want your appointment anymore.
    3. By Telephone:
      Please call us on 0141 889 8809 and tell the receptionist.
    4. In Person: Call into your surgery and let the receptionist know in person.
    5. By Fax:
      You can fax us your cancellation on 0141 840 8251

    We can offer your appointment to someone else and therefore help to reduce waiting times.

    As part of our commitment to all our patients we monitor the efficient use of appointments. If a patient regularly fails to attend a booked appointment, the practice reserves the right to remove them and their family from the practice list.