NEWS - Dr Julie Gallagher
Sadly, after 23 years of being a GP partner at Leith Mount Surgery Dr Gallagher has decided to have a change of career direction. After a break she plans to move in to global health. She will be leaving us mid-July and we wish her all the best in her new venture.
NHS Inform - Self Help Guide - click here for more info
Click on this link for info www.nhsinform.scot/self-help-guides
Online Appointment Booking Currently Suspended due to covid pandemic
It will be necessary initially for you to register to use the internet appointment booking facility. Ask the receptionist for a registration form ( one registration form for each adult and child, 6 yrs and over, in the household ), which provides the information you need to register to use the internet facility.
Have you tried the Online Prescription Request service?
Text Message Appointments Reminders - Do we have your mobile number?
all MJog SMS messages in NHS Lothian will come from this mobile number - 447903593637
Please be assured that the messages from this number are sent with MJog which is a trusted communication service used by all practices in NHS Lothian.
Aged 50-74? Have you completed Bowel Screening Kit? See further information.
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK. The earlier it's found, the more effectively it can be treated. If you are aged 50-74 you will automatically be sent a free bowel screening kit. If you are over 74, you can request a kit by calling 0800 707 6060. More information on the programme can be found on our Bowel_Cancer_Awareness_Newsletter.pdf and from the Bowel Screening website.
Free NHS 24 Telephone Number - Dial 111
The Benefits of Physical Activity - click here
Please click on this Physical Activity Poster to download the pdf file.
Community Link Worker - see Clinics & Services above
NHS DIGITAL SHARING OPT OUT
we would like to reassure our patients that the proposed extraction of GP data by NHS Digital does NOT include any patients registered with this practice or in NHS Scotland. NHS Digital provide services in ENGLAND so are not able to access any data held in Scotland. You are not required to opt out as your data is already safe. We take patient confidentiality extremely seriously and safeguards are in place to protect this, including when data is used for research. Further information on how NHS Scotland handles your personal information is on the NHS Inform website How the NHS handles your personal health information : NHS Inform