IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A LETTER WITH A FLU VACCINATION APPOINTMENT PLEASE DO NOT PHONE THE PRACTICE
WE CANNOT reschedule your appointment or change the location of your appointment.
If you require further information or you need to rearrange your appointment, please contact the helpline on your appointment invitation or the local enquiry line on 0300 790 6296.
Welcome to Slateford Medical Practice
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 other relevant medical organisations.
Up to Date Contact details
We are increasingly finding that the contact telephone numbers and addresses we have on record are out of date. Please help us by advising the Practice promptly of any changes. You can do this via the link on the Home screen or by handing the information to Reception.
Lunchtime closures - 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 07912 487 499
Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) has moved.
If your child or young person needs to go the Emergency Department 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
Chronic Disease Clinics
Chronic diseases are currently being dealt with differently due to COVID. To keep you and our staff safe and to minimise the time that you would spend in the surgery your review will be dealt by our practice nurse by telephone as much as possible.
NHS Digital Data Sharing Opt OUT
We would like to reassure our patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS digital does NOT include any patient registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital provide services in England so are not able to access any data held in Scotland. Further information can be found on how NHS Scotland handles your data on NHS inform website https://www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/health-rights/confidentiality-and-data-protection/how-the-nhs-handles-your-personal-health-information