CLINICS AND SERVICES
The practice nurses possess a wide range of qualifications and see patients for general nursing procedures (dressings, stitch removal, first aid), health promotion, hormone therapy checks and contraception (including emergency contraception).
The following appointments are also available:
- Adult immunisations (for travel, please make an appointment at least six weeks in advance) - suspended at the moment
- Pneumococcal vaccination
- Cervical smears
- Heart disease prevention / stroke
- Asthma / respiratory
Other Services provided by either the GP or Nurse
- Antenatal and postnatal care
- Child health surveillance
- General contraception advice
- Insertion and removal of Nexplanon
- Removal of coil
- Minor surgery
- Minor injuries
- Care of patients addicted to drugs
Child Immunisation Sevices are provided by Nurses employed directly by the Central Community Vaccination team within the NHS. Appointments are normally carried out in the practice on Fridays and are arranged by this team directly by letter or by contacting them on 0131 312 1860. Please note: the practice does NOT have access to their appointments diary and we would therefore ask you to contact this team directly using the number above if you need to cancel or reschedule appointments,
NEUROPROGRESSIVE AND DEMENTIA RESEARCH REGISTER
Are you affected by Neuroprogressive Conditions?
NRS Neuroprogressive and Dementia Network (NRSND Network) is the leading NHS organisation in Scotland for clinical research into memory impairment, dementia and other neuroprogressive conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Motor Neurone disease (MND).
The network runs a portfolio of clinical trials that are investigating the effects of new treatments and questionnaire-based studies that can be competed at home.
Are you interested in taking part in clinical research?
We are asking people that have a neuroprogessive condition and are interested in taking part in research studies to sign up to our Permissions To Contact scheme (PTC scheme).
By providing the network with your contact details, network staff can contact you about research studies that you are suitable for and you can decide whether or not to take part.
Signing up to the PTC Scheme you only agree to be contacted about relevant studies.
For further information please contact the NRSND Network either by email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01382 423086 and leave your name and contact details and someone from the network will get back to you.
KEEPING MENTALLY HEALTHY
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES- UPDATE
If you are wondering how health services are different as a result of coronavirus or which service is right for you please see NHS Inform - Community Health