Welcome

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to owith links to other relevant medical organisations.

The practice will be closed  on  Bank Holiday - Monday 3rd May 2021 reopening on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 8am, If you need medical assistance during these times please call NHS 24 on 111

From the Tuesday 23rd March the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) is moving

 If your child or young person needs to go the Emergency Department from 8am Tuesday 23 March you must go to the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People at Little France

The new hospital is located at 50 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ

Main switchboard telephone number 0131 536 1000

In an emergency please dial 999

Covid-19 Vaccinations

GP Clinics for 1st vaccinations are now completed.

All other priority groups will be or may be already offered appointments via Health Board run services by letter.

You can find out more about the priority groups by visiting the NHS Inform website.

  If you have any questions about the COVID Vaccine, please visit NHS Inform or call the National Helpline 0800 030 8013 which is open from 8am - 8pm seven days a week.

If you got at letter to offer you a COVID vaccine and missed it or lost your letter or think you are in one of the eligible groups and haven't received a letter for any reason ie changed address, newly registered, new diagnosis of illness etc please call national Helpline number 0800 030 8013  or follow the link below for further information

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/invitations-and-appointments/missing-appointment-details.

You will then be required to complete an online form and one of the Service Team there will process this and will contact you directly.

https://invitations.vacs.nhs.scot/

If you are an unpaid carer you can find more information about registering for a vaccine here https://www.nhslothian.scot/Coronavirus/Vaccine/Pages/UnpaidCarers.aspx

or by calling the helpline number 0800 030 8013

Please note this is not information that the Practice has available it comes directly from Edinburgh Care Partnership.

Some patients under the care of a hospital consultant will be referred directly by them for the COVID vaccination.

Lunchtime Closure

The practice will be closed from 12.30 - 13.30 each day until further notice for practice development and training.

If you need a doctor in the case of an emergency during these times please call 07912487499

 

TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF ROUTINE APPOINTMENTS

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 panademic the Practice has a plan in place to ensure that we have capacity to deal with patient demand. 

 We will be running the Practice on a day-to-day basis and if you require medical advice, you should contact Reception by telephone and your call will be directed appropriately. A GP. nurse or in house physiotherapist may call you back. Our reception team may signpost to another health care professional outwith the GP surgery.

If the clinician feels that you should attend the practice there will organise a face to face appointment for you. To protect you and our staff we have organised timed appointments to limit the volume of people in the building at any one time.

 Please attend on time - not early for your appointment, come alone you MUST wear a  face covering if possible unless medically exempt.  PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT YOU MAY, AT TIMES, HAVE TO WAIT OUTSIDE THE SURGERY BUILDING, THEREFORE PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE DRESSED APPROPRIATELY FOR THE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

The GP may ask you to send a photographic image via email.  The email address that this should be sent to is Clinical.s70997@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk 

Please only send correspondence to this email address if requested by a Clinician.  Any unsolicited emails will be deleted without being read. 

 We would like to thank you for your understanding and co-operation during this time.

 

 

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

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