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The Winter Vaccination Programme will start in September 2021.

It’s more important than ever to get the free flu vaccine, that’s why the flu vaccine is being offered to more people than ever before, to protect as many lives as possible this winter. Appointment information will be issued shortly – you don’t have to call your GP. To find out if you’re eligible visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/flu

 You will not get your vaccine at your GP surgery. You will be sent a pre-booked appointment or be invited to make a booking at a vaccination clinic.

Please don’t phone the practice as we don’t have any additional information for the moment.

Please keep an eye on our website or NHS inform

 

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION

For all COVID 19 vaccine details

please visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid19 for information 

or

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid19status  for information on obtaining a record of your coronavirus (COVID19) vaccination status

COVID Symptoms -If you think you have COVID like symptoms please follow the advice on nhsinform website For further information on Corona virus please click on COVID19 advice and information link on the right hand side of the page

 

Unpaid Carers.  Who qualifies as an unpaid carer, for more information click on the COVID 19 advice and information tab on the right hand side of this page

 

Patient contact number for Flow Centre Minor Injuries is 0300 790 6267

 for further information on who should attend the minor injury assessment  please click minor illness tab on this page 

 

 

 

We apologise for not being able to answer calls between 12.45 and 1.45 on 29th November. Unfortunately we had to evacuated the premises due to fire alarm procedures 

Please note : Entry to Leith Surgery

is by Appointment Only

VACCINATION INFORMATION


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 or COVID vaccine at the GP surgery

When will it be? - The larger sites will be arranging appointments from Early October. Local venues will be made available into October/November.


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 (if you need to be examined you will need a face to face booking). You can book an  appointments online or by calling the surgery (if you want it face to face you need to leave a message in the comments box currently.

Contraception Services - IUD/IUS fittings will resume.  Please book a telephone consultation to discuss your requirements before a fitting can be arranged if this is your first fitting

Implants - Please book a telephone consultation to discuss with Dr Singleton

The front door is now closed - please use the intercom to speak to one of our reception team -

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.

This is important because social distancing 2m is not possible if we have to examine you, take blood or complete a treatment or dressing.

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.

Join In

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.

Access

Disabled access is available, lift available to upper floor.  Disabled toilet facilities are also available.

Research

The Practice participates in approved research through the Scottish Primary Care Research Network


(Site updated 30/11/2021)
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