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PRACTICE INFORMATION - updates and changes to services    In order to provide flu vaccination programme information on our home page you will now find the updates and changes to practice services in the clinics and services section of our website. 

Update 24 Sept 2020    -  staffing and telephone issues  

Due to unforseen staffing problems we are limiting calls to urgent only.  We apologise for this and hope to return to normal circumstances as soon as possible.   

Unfortunately we are also experiencing ongoing intermittent faults with our telephone system.  We are in contact with our supplier to try to resolve these as quickly as possible.    

We realise how frustrating this will be if you are trying to contact us and appreciate your understanding and co-operation.   Thank you.

Carers Information

Edinburgh Carers Support Team

Do you look after a relative, partner or friend who needs extra support?  Are you a young carer?

The Edinburgh Carer Support Team can help support you as an unpaid carer.

The service offers information and advice which includes:

  • Your entitlements and rights as a carer
  • Creating an Adult Carer Support Plan
  • How to access local services for carers
  • Looking after yourself and emotional support
  • Emergency planning for the person you care for

For more information please call 0131 536 3371 or visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/carersupport

Care Information Scotland

Care Information Scotland is a telephone and website service providing information about care services for people living in Scotland.

If you would prefer to talk to someone, please call the helpline on 0800 011 3200.  

You can also chat online to a member of the team.

If English is not your first language, they can also help with translating information for you.

Whatever your question about care, they will do their best to help you find the information you need.

On the Care Information Scotland website you will find information about:

Where to start   

How to get care services   

Care at home   

Care homes   

Support for carers   

Carers' health and wellbeing   

Help with finances   

Your rights   

Young carers and young adult carers



 
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