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From 13th July 2020 - Due to the Corona Virus outbreak, access to our services has changed, please read details on our main web page below

We are experiencing a high number of calls so please be patient with us, we will answer your call as quickly as we can.

For further information on Corona virus please click on COVID19 advice and information link on the right hand side of the page

 

 

 

 

NO TESTING is available at the practice in ANY CIRCUMSTANCES and that we must follow Health Protection Scotland advice

We have closed our Emergency surgery from Monday 16th March until further notice. If you feel you require to see a GP urgently, please phone on the day and a GP will call you back to discuss how best to manage your situation

Please follow the advice on NHS inform or call 0800 028 2816 DO NOT ATTEND LEITH SURGERY

If the helpline has asked you to call us or for any other enquiry we will triage your call.

 As demand is high please be patient and kind to our staff, thank you

 

When We Are Closed

The Surgery will be closed 12.30 to 1.30pm for Staff Training daily

 

Between 18:00 and 08:00 Monday to Friday and 18:00 Friday to 08:00 Monday, the surgery is closed. In order to obtain urgent medical advice at these times, please call 111. 

A receptionist in the emergency call centre will answer your call. They will either:

  • Arrange for you to speak to a doctor or nurse.
  • Invite you to attend the centre to be seen by the doctor.
  • Arrange a home visit if you are too ill to visit the centre.
  • Organise an urgent ambulance to take you straight to hospital.

Please take a leaflet for further details from reception.

Out of hours cover is now the responsibility of Lothian NHS Health Board. 

Further advice and information can also be obtained from www.nhs24.com

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

 
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