We are a vibrant NHS general practice on the north western side of the city of Edinburgh serving around 7,800 patients. We offer a full range of primary health care services through our surgery at East Craigs Market.
The practice is open as normal in the week before Easter only closing on Friday 14th April and Monday 17th April. Please ensure you have enough medicines to get you over the long weekend
There are a number of places where you can get help, advice and treatment while we are closed :-
Pharmacy- able to provide information and treatment for a wide range of minor ailments. If you have unexpectedly run out of medications YOUR USUAL pharmacy can often give you a short supply to keep you going over the long weekend.
NHS INFORM - www.nhsinform.scot excellent website giving practical advice and support for the most common minor ailments
Minor Injuries Unit Western General Hospital - this local unit treats minor injuries such as wounds, sprains and simple fractures. If you are not sure if your injury can be managed then give them a call 0131 537 3481. No appointment necessary.
NHS 24- covered by experienced nurses and GP's, use this service for more serious medical problems call 111
999- for life threatening emergencies such as chest pain, symptoms of stroke, severe breathing problems or major trauma (head injuries, hip fractures, etc etc)
From all of the team- have a Happy Easter!
PLEASE ENSURE YOU ORDER YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS TO ALLOW FOR SURGERY CLOSURES.
FOR MEDICAL CARE OUTWITH SURGERY HOURS PLEASE CONTACT:
NHS 24 TELEPHONE NO 111
The surgery will be closed on the following public holidays-
Friday 14th April 2017 - Good Friday
Monday 17th April 2017 - Easter Monday
Monday 1st May 2017
Monday 18th September 2017
Monday 25th December 2017 - Christmas Day
Tuesday 26th December 2017 - Boxing Day
Monday 1st January 2018 - New Years Day
Tuesday 2nd January 2018
If you require URGENT medical advice during these times please contact NHS 24 on 111
PROTECTED LEARNING AFTERNOONS
There are currently no learning afternoons scheduled.
If you require URGENT medical advice during these times please contact NHS 24 on 111.
(Site updated 10/04/2017)