Unpaid Carers.  Who qualifies as an unpaid carer, for more information click on the COVID 19 advice and information tab on the right hand side of this page

  1.  If you have any questions about the COVID Vaccine, please visit NHS Inform , or call the national helpline 0800 030 8013 which is open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.  The Surgery has completed Vaccinating the over 75 years plus group.  See COVID 19 Advice page on this website for further information on missed vaccine appointments or when your group will be vaccinated by the Health Board

  1. Patient contact number for Flow Centre Minor Injuries is 0300 790 6267

 for further information on who should attend the minor injury assessment  please click minor illness tab on this page 

COVID Symptoms -If you think you have COVID like symptoms please follow the advice on nhsinform website For further information on Corona virus please click on COVID19 advice and information link on the right hand side of the page

EU citizens should visit for advice re the UK governments Settlement Scheme before 30th June 2021

  NO TESTING is available at the practice in ANY CIRCUMSTANCES and that we must follow Health Protection Scotland adviPlease follow the advice on NHS inform or call 0800 028 2816 DO NOT ATTEND LEITH SURGERY

If the helpline has asked you to call us or for any other enquiry we will triage your call.

 As demand is high please be patient and kind to our staff, thank you


COVID 19 Advice & Information

Who qualifies as an unpaid carer?

You qualify as an unpaid carer and can self-register for the vaccine if:

  •  You are 16 to 64 years old;
  •  You provide face-to-face care and support to one or more family members, friends or neighbours;
  • The care you provide is not part of a contract or voluntary work;
  • If caring for someone under 18, they are affected by a disability, physical or mental ill health; and
  • You have not already received your first COVID-19 vaccination or vaccination appointment letter.

If all of these apply to you, you can register either online (at or via the Covid vaccination helpline (0800 030 8013) from Monday 15 March.

You can read more about unpaid carers in this information sheet from the Scottish Government.

Online registration process

Visit once the service becomes available on Monday 15 March.

After reading a definition of who the service is for, you will then be asked:

  • Are you an unpaid carer? (Yes/No)
  • Who do you care for? (Parent/Child (of all ages)/Other family/Friend or neighbour
  • Do you provide face-to-face care? (Yes/No)

The service will direct you to register if eligible, and then offer an appointment by email or text message if you do not already have one. It is expected you will receive your appointment details around 48-72 hours after submitting their registration information.

Following self-registration, you will receive one of the following messages:

  • If you are 16 or 17 years old, you will receive a message advising you that your Health Boards (NHS Lothian) will be in contact with an appointment
  • If you are 18 years old or older, you will receive a message advising that you will receive an appointment shortly

For more details on how to register, visit NHS inform.

Missing appointment details

You should contact NHS Scotland if you think you should have received an invitation to your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment by now, or if you have lost your invitation letter. You can do this by phone or by completing an online form.

This table outlines specific details of how to report this in your NHS health board.

NHS health boardHow to contact
NHS Ayrshire & Arran
NHS Fife
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Grampian
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Lanarkshire
NHS Lothian
Complete an online contact form.
NHS Borders

If you're aged 65 and over you should phone 01896 827171 to enquire about your missing invitation.

Anyone else should complete an online contact form.

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Highland
NHS Tayside
Phone your GP practice to enquire about your missing invitation.
NHS OrkneyPhone 0300 303 5313 to enquire about your missing invitation.
NHS ShetlandPhone 01595 743 319 to enquire about your missing invitation.
NHS Western IslesPhone 0808 1968383 (Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm) to enquire about your missing invitation.

Contact form

You should use the form to provide contact details and an explanation of why you think you should have received an invitation.

This will help NHS Scotland to confirm your eligibility and get back to you with a letter or information on how to arrange your vaccination appointment.

Before you complete this form, check that you:

  • fit into one of the priority groups currently being invited for vaccination (groups 1 – 5)
  • live in an NHS health board area that recommends contacting them via this form

Please follow the advice on NHS inform or call 0800 028 2816


if you think you have COVID like symptoms please follow the advice on nhsinform website

The front door is now closed and we are only seeing patients who have first been assessed by a member of our team over the phone.

Online telephone consultation appointments can be booked  with a GP, please ensure you leave your telephone number 

Covid19 Advice and information is  available at

COVID19 VACCINE information visit

 Scottish Govt. advice on Coronavirus:       follow the up to date 

Post Coronavirus Rehab Advice Line     9:00 – 12:00 - 07969334704

Self Isolating Note - If you need a self isolation note for your employer please dont contact the surgery you can do it on line at


    In line with Government advice to help slow & delay the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, from Monday 16th March our appointments will be predominantly by TELEPHONE.  Do not come into the surgery.  If you feel you need to be seen please call the surgery.


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