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Vaccination changes from 1st April 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. Further information will be provided by us as we receive it. Please find below a link to information to the Travel vaccine Service
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
Please see link on right hand panel for all other COVID 19 information
Asking the right questions
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.
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!
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.email@example.com. 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
Prescriptions from now on will not be collected from the surgery- please collect from your preferred pharmacy
To order please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 06/06/2022)