New Patient Registrations
We have Registration forms available at the front of the building for your convenience. Please check you are in our practice boundary. Complete the forms fully and post through our letterbox. Due to volume your application will take 7-10 days to process. We will not contact you unless there is a problem with your application. Please return the form as soon as possible. You can then book appointments via telephone, in person or through our online services.
Welcome to Leith Surgery!
COVID SYMPTOMS - From 1st April 2022 patients who contact NHS24 with COVID symptoms during the in-hours period i.e. Monday -Friday 8am-6pm and are unwell will be advise to contact their own GP. For out of hour period, the Out of Hours Service will continue to manage COVID patients directly by NHS24 as a matter of course
Who will do my vaccinations from now? The Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership.
Where will my vaccinations be? These will be done at site designed to vaccinate large numbers of people. You will NOT get your flu, Shingles, Pneumococccal or COVID vaccine at the GP surgery
When will it be? - The larger sites will be arranging appointments
For Travel health and travel vaccines from 1st April 2022 . Patients and the public in the first instance should be referred to https://www.firfortravel.nhs.uk/home
Those at risk can self refer to the NHS Lothian travel clinic at the Western General Hospital or one of the many private, charity, or NHS travel clinics in Lothian which can be found here https://www.nhsinform.scot/scotlands-service-directory/health-and-wellbeing-services?sortdir=Asc&svctype=51
Visit www.nhsinform.scot to find out more.
COVID VACCINE EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES
GP's and their teams cannot issue vaccination exemption certificates. Further information on vaccination exemption certificates scheme, including information on safe and vaccination and routes to obtain an exemption can be found on the Scottish Government and NHS Inform websites. Alternatively you can phone the free NHS Covid Helpline on 0808 1968565
DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES HAVE CHANGED -
On the day - (limited number per day) This will be a telephone surgery as we cannot have a large number of people in the waiting room at the same time. Please call between 8am and 9am Monday to Friday to book into the 'on the day surgery' and the Doctor will call you back that day
Routine Appointments - You can book a routine appointment with the surgery, you have a choice of telephone or face to face consultations. You can book an appointments online or by calling the surgery
THE WEARING OF FACE COVERINGS OR MASKS
If you are attending the surgery for an appointment, we would be grateful if you could wear a face covering or mask.
Our staff wear a mask to protect you and you can help protect us and other patients in the waiting room by wearing a face covering or mask
We thank you for your co operation.
Welcome to Leith Surgery
“We aim to provide quality medical care, to meet the needs of our patients.”
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.
Our patient care advisors (Receptionists) are now asking all of our patients for a brief description of why they are requesting an appointment. This is so you can be directed to the most appropriate care provider more efficiently. This information will help us to help you.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site 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.
Disabled access is available, lift available to upper floor. Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
The Practice participates in approved research through the NRS Primary Care Network.
(Site updated 17/05/2022)