Local pharmacies will provide you with help and advice on common health problems, minor ailments and questions about medicines.
Opticians have appointments available for dry, red, sore, watery, sticky or itchy eyes, cycsts and conjunctivitis and the necessary equipment for detailed eye examinations.
Sexual Health Services - The Chalmers Centre provides care and advice including emergency contraception. For appointments and advice call 0131 536 1070 or visit www.lothiansexualhealth.scot.nhs.uk
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022-2022
The Practice will be closed on the following Public Holidays
Monday 3rd May – May Day
Monday 20th September 2021 Autumn Public Holiday
Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th December 2021 Public Holiday
Monday 3rd & 4th January 2022 Public Holiday
Urgent Mental Health Support- useful phone numbers:
Mental Health Assessment Service (MHAS) - 0131 537 6000
Breathing Space helpline - 0800 838 587
Samaritans - call free 24/7: 116 123
Edinburgh Crisis Centre - 0808 801 0414
Protected Learning Sessions
The Practice will be closed on selected days throughout the year, from 12.30pm for the whole afternoon. It is important that all Doctors, Nurses and Practice staff receive regular clinical and non-clinical training in protected time to enable the Practice to deliver the best possible care to all its patients. If you need to see a Doctor or get medical advice during this time please telephone NHS 24 on 111 who will be able to help you. We appreciate your understanding.
We will advise you once we know when our next Protected Learning Session is scheduled.