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The three practices at Govanhill Health Centre and Butterbiggins Medical Practice play a vital role in maintaining and improving local health.

The services provided at the Health Centre include a dedicated EU Team, which works with the Czech, Slovak and Romanian communities to provide culturally appropriate and/or translated support.  The team offers a range of home-based supports and also delivers a drop-in from the local Sandyford clinic. As well as GP consultations, the Butterbiggins Medical Centre offers a wide range of clinics and healthcare services.

Govanhill Health Centre
233 Calder Street, Glasgow, G42 7DR
0141 531 8300

Butterbiggins Medical Centre
134 Butterbiggins Road, Glasgow, G42 7AF
0141 423 1398

Sandyford South East Glasgow (Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Govanhill Health Centre)
Community Wing
233 Calder Street, Glasgow, G42 7DR
0141 531 8349

The New Victoria Hospital offers a state of the art new hospital facility a short distance from Govanhill.  In addition to outpatient clinics, day surgery and diagnostic services, the hospital provides a number of specialist services such as cardiology and gynaecology.  There is also a Minor Injuries Unit with its own dedicated entrance for rapid access to a highly skilled clinical team. The unit is open seven days a week 9am – 9pm.

A broad range of other services, such as opticians, dentists and pharmacists, are available in Govanhill.  NHS24 offers a wealth of useful information online.

The NHS Health Promotion Team is also active in the area managing a number of campaigns to raise awareness of health related issues.  A new structure, the Community Oriented Primary Care group, is working to promote closer links between community based health and wellbeing provision and local primary care facilities.  The group meets every 5-6 weeks.