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Latest News


Flu Clinics 2019

Saturday 12th October and Saturday 2nd Nov Are you Over 65 ? Pregnant ? Have a chronic illness or are immunosuppressed ?

Book now by calling 0131 449 2142 or in person at reception.

New Telephone System

We now have our new telephone system up and running which we hope will assist us to manage our increasing number of calls more efficiently. We would like to thank you for your patience whilst we did this upgrade and appreciate the frustration that being without a voicemail service caused you.

 Repeat Prescription Service

We are no longer accepting repeat prescription requests over the phone.  We have taken this decision as verbal requests increases the risk of inaccuracies.  You can order your repeat prescription via your local pharmacist, by completing a repeat prescription request at the reception desk or by using our online services link at the top of this page.  Please ask at reception for further information about our online services. 

Pharmacists in the Practice

We now have pharmacists working within our team at the practice .  They may call you to discuss your medication.  They are Jillian Meikle, Isobel Bishop and Barbara Inness.

Well Baby Drop In Clinic:

 

A well baby drop in clinic runs every Tuesday 1.30- 2.30

Health Visitor Direct Line 0131 449 8601

DIY BP Monitoring

We now offer loan of a digital BP monitoring machine. Patients can request loan of the machine at reception after speaking to their GP.

National Bowel Screening Programme

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK. The earlier it’s found. The more effectively it can be treated.

If you are aged 50 – 74 you will automatically be sent a free kit that can detect early signs of bowel cancer. If you are 74 or over you can request a kit by calling Freephone 0800 707 60 60.

More information can be found at www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk

Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine will be given firstly to 12-13 year olds then offered to 13-17 year olds at their school. At the moment girls who have left school should await further instruction.

For more information please visit:

www.fightcervicalcancer.org.uk

NHS Helpline 0800 22 44 88

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