Clinics & Services
In addition to GP consultations the practice offers a range of clinics and healthcare services:
Coronary Heart Disease - by appointment with Dr Gillian Price and Sister Karen Nicoll.
Asthma & COPD - by appointment with the in-house Community Pharmacist and Sister Karen Nicoll.
Diabetic Clinic - by appointment with Sister Karen Nicoll.
Minor Surgery - monthly by appointment.
Child Health Clinics - immunisation and developmental clinic by appointment.
Contraceptive Advice - All the doctors and practice nurses are qualified to give contraceptive advice. Please make a routine appointment for this. Dr Price offers intra-uterine contraceptive device fitting and removal and the fitting and removal of contraceptive implants in the surgery.
Cervical Smears - these can be taken by the practice nurse or by your GP. You will be informed by a standardised letter from NHS Scotland when your smear is due. Please make an appointment to see a practice nurse or GP, making sure that you arrange your appointment when you are in mid-cycle.
Nursing Services – including dressings, blood tests, blood pressure monitoring, stitch removal, ear syringing, first aid, immunisation and smoking cessation.
Physiotherapy Services - Lothian Health provides a comprehensive community and hospital based physiotherapy service and encourages self referral for simple problems or the recurrence of a previous problem. For advice or to self refer for muscle, back or joint problems, telephone the National Musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service (MATS) helpline on 0800 917 9390.