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Privacy and Cookies

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Some cookies help websites to remember choices you make (e.g. which language you prefer if you use the Google Translate feature). Analytical cookies are to help us measure the number of visitors to a website. The two types we use on GPsurgery.net websites are 'Session' and 'Persistent' cookies. Some cookies are temporary and disappear when you close your web browser, others may remain on your computer for a set period of time.

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Temporary or Session cookies:

Name What it does Who or what sets the cookie
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googtrans This cookie remembers which language you selected if you chose to use the Google Translate feature on some but not all of our websites. It means you don't have to keep selecting your language on each page.

Google

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BC_BANDWIDTH If you use the NHS Choices video player available on some of our websites this cookie is used to deliver the video to you in the most efficient possible manner. You can read all about the BC_BANDWIDTH cookie by clicking this link. NHS Choices
PHPSESSID This cookie enables our computers, or web servers as they are also known, to communicate effectively with yours. They are essential to the proper functioning of our websites. gpsurgery-secure.net
_utmc This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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Persistent cookies

Name What it does Who or what sets the cookie How long is it set for?
PREF This cookie appears to store your language related preferences for the benefit of Google.

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2 years

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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From 15 minutes to 2 years


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Healthcare at night & weekends  - Between the hours of 6pm - 8am and at weekends, please call NHS 24 on 111.

Hospital Emergency Departments - Available at the Royal Infirmary or Edinburgh, St John's Hospital, Livingston and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. These services are for urgent and emergency situations only. 

Minor Injuries Clinic  - This is available at the Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, for minor cuts/burns, wound infections, sprains and small bone breaks from shoulder to fingers and knees to toes. 

Other assistance available 

For advice on emergency dental treatment visit www.nhsinform.scot/care-support-and-rights/nhs-services.

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 

Urgent Mental Health Support- useful phone numbers: 

Mental Health Assessment Service (MHAS) - 0131 537 6000

Breathing Space helpline - 0800 838 587

Samaritans - 0845 790 9090

Edinburgh Crisis Centre - 0808 801 0414