0131 357 2611
We are really pleased to say that we have an Admiral Nurse working with the practice , offering support for families of those suffering with dementia,Its is a self referral service, via the number above.
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. When things get challenging or difficult for people with dementia and their families, Admiral Nurses work alongside them, giving the one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions that people need. The unique dementia expertise and experience an Admiral Nurse brings is a lifeline – it helps everyone in the family to live more positively with dementia in the present, and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.
For further information about the Admiral Nursing service please visit Dementia UK using the following link
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Call MIA - Minor Injury Assessment
NHS Lothian are now offering a Minor Injury Assessment by video call in your own home. The aim is to provide timely assessment, advice or treatment for patients
Call MIA on 0300 790 6267( 8am-8pm)
Click on the icon to see the MIA Patient information leaflet
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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 Sandra Molloy , Isobel Bishop and Barbara Inness.
Well Baby Drop In Clinic: Cancelled until further notice
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:
NHS Helpline 0800 22 44 88