England | Scotland | Wales | Northern Ireland | Ireland
Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Get tested for COVID-19
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you or your child has them.
Get a test to check if you have COVID-19, find out what testing involves and understand your test result.
Get your COVID-19 vaccination, read about the vaccines and find out what happens when you have your vaccine.
NHS COVID Pass
Find out how to get your COVID Pass to attend trial events in England or to travel abroad.
Self-isolation and treating symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from COVID-19, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Long-term effects (long COVID)
Find out about the long-term effects coronavirus can sometimes have and what help is available.
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
Using the NHS and other health services
Find out about changes to using health services, such as GPs and hospitals, because of COVID-19.
Take part in research
Find out about health research studies and how you may be able to take part.
Download the NHS COVID-19 test and trace app
Houston SurgeryTel: 01505 613240
Bridge of WeirTel: 01505 612555
Why not register to view, book and cancel your appointments online and be able to order your repeat prescriptions from the same system.
Just ask at reception.
Click the icon below to activate your registration / log in.
To receive appointment reminder text alerts please update us with your mobile phone number.
Repeat prescriptions submitted by 10.00am will be ready for collection at the surgery from 3.00pm the same day (collection of the prescription will be available from the pharmacy the following day if the patient has requested the prescription to go straight to the pharmacy).
If a request is submitted after 10.00am, it will be ready after 3.00pm on the following working day and available from the pharmacy the day after that if the patient has requested the prescription to go straight to the pharmacy.
To leave the telephone line free for other purposes, telephone requests for prescriptions will not be accepted.
You will be given a counterfoil with your repeat prescription. When you require your next repeat prescription, post the counterfoil in our prescription box, located in the reception area at Houston and the porch area at Bridge of Weir, indicating the items required.
Our repeat prescriptions are computerised, allowing efficient monitoring of prescribing.
Alternatively, you may post your request to the surgery with a stamped addressed envelope for posting your prescription to you, or you may order your prescription online via Patient Access. Details are available from reception staff. Patient Access also allows online booking of appointments.
Boots in both Houston and Bridge of Weir can make arrangements to order and manage your prescription requests.
If you wish your prescription to be collected by Kilbarchan Pharmacy or Penman's in Johnstone please make the pharmacies aware of this.
If you experience any problems using the online repeat prescription ordering service please telephone 01505 613240.
Please note that it is the patient's responsibility to ensure logins and passwords are kept secure. Any breach of this security may result in your ability to order online being withdrawn.
If you are registered to book appointments online, we now offer the ability to view and order your repeat medications through the same system. Please be aware that this facility is only for ordering medications which are on your repeat medication list. Please use the comments box at the bottom of the prescription ordering screen for entering where you wish to pick up the prescription.
Our current online prescription ordering service will continue to be available through our website for those not registered for online appointment booking.
Please click below to access this service.
From April 2011, NHS prescriptions are now free of charge to patients living in Scotland.
Prescriptions ordered before 10.00am will be ready for collection from the surgery after 3.00pm that day. Prescriptions ordered after 10.00am will be ready after 3.00pm the following day, excluding weekends and bank holidays. If you experience any problems with this service please contact the practice manager at Houston Surgery on 01505 613240.
If you have requested your prescription to go to one of the pharmacies for collection please ensure the pharmacy knows and allow an additional 24 hours.