Welcome to the Grange Medical Group, a Training and Teaching Practice
PUBLIC HOLIDAY PRACTICE CLOSURES
Please note the practice will be closed on:
**MONDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2021**
If you require non-urgent care call '111'. In the case of a life threatening emergency call '999'.
PLEASE PLAN AHEAD AND ENSURE YOU HAVE ENOUGH MEDICATION WELL IN ADVANCE OF THIS PERIOD
The pharmacies closest to the practcie which are open to assist you are:
|OMNICARE PHARMACY||160 CAUSEWAYSIDE
|EH09 1PR||0131-667 2151||0900-1800|
|BOOTS THE CHEMISTS LTD||207-209 MORNINGSIDE ROAD
|EH10 4QT||0131-447 6188||0930-1730|
|LINDSAY & GILMOUR CHEMIST||18-20 COMISTON ROAD
|EH10 5QE||0131-447 2336||0900-1800|
|BOOTS THE CHEMISTS LTD||32 WEST MAITLAND STREET
|EH12 5DX||0131-225 7436||1000-1600|
|BOOTS THE CHEMISTS LTD||14 CAMERON TOLL CENTRE
|EH16 5PB||0131-666 1111||0830-1900|
Flu Vaccination Programme
The Winter Vaccination Programme will start in September 2021.
You can find out if you’re in a priority group eligible for a flu vaccine on NHS inform
We don’t have all the details at the moment but we can tell you:
- You will not get your vaccine at your GP surgery
- You will get your vaccine at a clinic set up to vaccinate large numbers of people quickly
- You will have a pre-booked appointment or be invited to make a booking at a vaccination clinic.
Details on the vaccination clinics are being finalised and when supplies of vaccines become available we will update this page as soon as we have more information.
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
Register for Online Prescription Ordering
Our new online ordering is available to patients over 16 years. You can:
- Order active repeat prescriptions,
- Order other medication/expired repeats (acutes), and
- View status of request and messages from practice
Complete a form to register for this service and bring it into the practice along with photo ID. You will be contacted when we have updated your details with the link and details you need to place your prescription order.
Please allow 48 hours between ordering and collection.
OPENING HOURS - CORONAVIRUS
From 24 March 2020, the practice will be closed everyday between 1 - 2pm.
The practice opens at 8am and closes at 6pm. All GP consultations will be by telephone initially. Please do not come to the practice unless advised to do so.
We also offer evening appointments once a week (usually Tuesday) for patients who need to discuss results with a GP outwith normal working hours.
Prescriptions can be left in the RED box outside. **Please nominate a pharmacy to collect it from on top right of your request.
Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.
ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Children’s Emergency Department at RHCYP
The Emergency Department is located in BioQuarter 2. Please do not attempt access from the main hospital entrance. This information and a map is also available on the RHCYP website: Departments & Services | Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (nhslothian.scot)
PLEASE DO NOT COME INTO THE PRACTICE UNLESS ADVISED BY A GP
CHECK OUT THE LATEST GUIDANCE ON THE LINKS PROVIDED
IF YOU HAVE A SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERN PLEASE CALL TO DISCUSS THIS WITH A GP/ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER
NHS DIGITAL DATA SHARING OPT OUT
We would like to reassure our patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS Digital DOES NOT include any patients registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital provide services in England so are not able to access any data held in Scotland. You are not required to opt out as your data is already safe.
We take patients confidentially extremely seriously and safeguards are in place to protect this, including when data is used for research.
Further information on how NHS Scotland handles your personal information is on the NHS Inform website:
Stop the spread of Covid-19 in Edinburgh
Regular testing for people with no COVID-19 symptoms is one of the ways we can all help keep people safe and stop the spread of COVID-19 in Edinburgh. Infection rates are rising across Edinburgh, so we’d like to remind people how they can get tested in Edinburgh, even if they’ve been vaccinated. Click for more information.