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Baby Clinic Update

Wee Ones Weigh–in

  

If you or your Health visitor feel that your wee one needs a weight/height check, please contact Fiona our Healthcare Assistant on 449 8601 to arrange an appointment.

 

This will be carried out on

Thursdays 10.30am – 11.30am at

Pentlands Medical Centre

Vaccination changes in General Practice

From April1st 2022 vaccinations including shingles, pneumovac and  travel will no longer be done in General Practice.  Flu Vaccinations were removed in Edinburgh in 2020.  If you are eligible for a shingles or pneumovac you will be contacted by the Lothian vaccination team.  for any queries relating any vaccines please refer to this webpage or use any the contact details below.

www.nhslothian.scot/HealthInformation/Immunisation/Pages/default.aspx

The helpline number is  0300 790 6296 or loth.covidvaccenquiries@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

 

lease find below a link to information to the Travel vaccine Service

https://weare.nhslothian.scot/travelclinics/

NHS Lothian Travel Clinics - Travel Clinics

REGIONAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES UNIT Our specialist travel clinics can provide you with information, vaccination and medication tailored to your trip. The Delivery of Travel Vaccines in Scotland is Changing. To try and help manage the GP workload and make sure GPs are using their skills in the best way the Scottish Government along with the GPs agreed that giving vaccination should be moved

weare.nhslothian.scot

Scottish Government update General Practice  Scottish Government Information

Please see link on right hand panel for all other COVID 19 information

Asking the right questionsok to ask

Simply by being more involved you'll be able to make better decisions about your own care and treatment.

To help you get the most out of your next appointment, here are 4 key questions it's worth remembering to ask.

Questions

Our healthcare staff are more than happy to answer these and any other questions you may have.  feel better informed at your next appointment and remember ITS OK TO ASK!

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You are now able to self refer for an ear syringing appointment.

The Local CTAC (Community Treatment And Care) service situated at Sighthill and Allermuir Medical Centres can be contacted by phone on 0131 537 7205.  This is an automated service where you will be asked to leave your details and an letter with an appointment will be sent out in the post. Or you can email with your name, date of birth, address and your registered practice to CTAC.sighthill@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk.  treatment with oil for 2 weeks is still recommended as the initial non intervention treatment

 

Service changes implemented during the pandemic and to help us to cope with demand 

 Repeat Prescriptions

Prescriptions from now on will not be collected from the surgery- please collect from your preferred pharmacy

To order please email us at clinical.s70930@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk and only if you do not have access to a computer phone us on 0131 449 2142.  Please do not use this email address for sending us any clinical information or requesting an appointment.  This is not a safe way to contact your doctor for clinical advice. 

Please note that unless you have specified otherwise all prescriptions will be sent to the pharmacy nearest your address. 

Due to extenuating circumstances we may not be able to process your prescription in the usual timescale.

Please bear with us at this time and help both pharmacies and us by NOT ordering more than you NEED.

Thank you for you help and support during this time

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We hope you enjoy having a look around our website and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

The surgery has disabled access in the car park at the front of the building. The rear car park is for staff only and is not suitable for disabled access.

(Site updated 11/08/2022)
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