The Surgery will be closed on Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th December also Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th January. In a medical emergency dial 999. For all urgent medical issues call NHS 24 by dialling 111
Please note : Entry to Leith Surgery
is by Appointment Only
Who will do my vaccinations from now? The Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership.
Where will my vaccinations be? These will be done at site designed to vaccinate large numbers of people. You will NOT get your flu or COVID vaccine at the GP surgery
When will it be? - The larger sites will be arranging appointments from Early October. Local venues will be made available into October/November.
Visit www.nhsinform.scot to find out more.
COVID VACCINE EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES
GP's and their teams cannot issue vaccination exemption certificates. Further information on vaccination exemption certificates scheme, including information on safe and vaccination and routes to obtain an exemption can be found on the Scottish Government and NHS Inform websites. Alternatively you can phone the free NHS Covid Helpline on 0808 1968565
DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES HAVE CHANGED -
On the day - (limited number per day) This will be a telephone surgery as we cannot have a large number of people in the waiting room at the same time. Please call between 8am and 9am Monday to Friday to book into the 'on the day surgery' and the Doctor will call you back that day
Routine Appointments - You can book a routine appointment with the surgery, you have a choice of telephone or face to face consultations (if you need to be examined you will need a face to face booking). You can book an appointments online or by calling the surgery (if you want it face to face you need to leave a message in the comments box currently.
Contraception Services - IUD/IUS fittings will resume. Please book a telephone consultation to discuss your requirements before a fitting can be arranged if this is your first fitting
Implants - Please book a telephone consultation to discuss with Dr Singleton
The front door is now closed - please use the intercom to speak to one of our reception team -
THE WEARING OF FACE COVERINGS OR MASKS
If you are attending the surgery for an appointment, we would be grateful if you could wear a face covering or mask.
This is important because social distancing 2m is not possible if we have to examine you, take blood or complete a treatment or dressing.
Our staff wear a mask to protect you and you can help protect us and other patients in the waiting room by wearing a face covering or mask
We thank you for your co operation.
Welcome to Leith Surgery
“We aim to provide quality medical care, to meet the needs of our patients.”
With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
Our patient care advisors (Receptionists) are now asking all of our patients for a brief description of why they are requesting an appointment. This is so you can be directed to the most appropriate care provider more efficiently. This information will help us to help you.
Get Well, Keep Well
Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.
We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.
Disabled access is available, lift available to upper floor. Disabled toilet facilities are also available.
The Practice participates in approved research through the Scottish Primary Care Research Network
(Site updated 20/12/2021)