FLU VACCINATIONS 2020/21
Flu vaccinations will NOT be given at the surgery this year.
For more information on how to get the flu vaccine please go to the following link www.nhsinform.scot/flu.
There will be a drive through service operating at Easter Road Stadium, 12 Albion Place, EH7 5QG on the following dates: Saturday 24/10/20, Sunday 25/10/20, Saturday 31/10/20, Sunday 1/11/20, Saturday 7/11/20, Sunday 8/11/20
You can attend on any of these dates if you are eligible for a flu vaccination. To help with queueing and traffic flow, timeslots have been allocated by surname. Please come at the time next to the first letter of your surname. If there is more than one person in the car, come at the time allocated by the surname of the driver.
A-B - 9.00am-10.00am
C-D - 10.00am-11.00am
E-H - 11.00am-12.00pm
I-L - 12.00pm - 1.00pm
M-N - 1.00pm-2.30pm
O-R - 2.30pm-3.30pm
S-U - 3.30pm-4.30pm
V-Z - 4.30pm-5.30pm
If you are unable to attend the drive through, there is also the option to attend community pharmacies. Please contact your local pharmacy for vaccination arrangements.
Additionally, Flu vaccinations walk-ins will take place at the Conan Doyle Medical Centre on the 18th, 25th October and 1st of November.
DUE TO THE ONGOING AND RAPIDLY CHANGING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AND TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS AND NHS STAFF WE UNFORTUNATELY HAVE HAD TO STOP OFFERING
THE OPEN ACCESS SURGERY IN THE MORNING (8.30-10AM) AS WELL AS PREBOOKABLE GP APPOINTMENTS
NHS 111 HAS AN ONLINE CORONAVIRUS SERVICE AND HELPLINE (0800 028 2816) THAT CAN TELL YOU IF YOU REQUIRE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVISE YOU.
DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY OR VISIT THE PHARMACY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE CORONAVIRUS.
PLEASE PHONE THE PRACTICE IF YOU HAVE A SEPARATE MEDICAL ISSUE OR WISH TO ARRANGE PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION
0131 668 4547
WE WILL OPERATE A TELEPHONE TRIAGE SYSTEM TO OFFER ADVICE AND/OR OFFER AN APPOINTMENT IF CLINICALLY APPROPROATE.
IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING NEW COUGH, SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR FEVER DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY. VISIT www.nhsinform.scot AND ARRANGE A TEST.
WE APOLOGISE FOR THE TEMPORARY CHANGE BUT HOPE YOU WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS DUE TO THE UNPRECEDENTED PROBLEM THIS DISEASE IS PRESENTING.
ST LEONARDS GPs
Dr David Boag MB ChB, MRCGP
Dr Jennie Ling MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Allison Thomas MB ChB, MRCGP, DOccMed
Dr Martin Slattery BSc(hons) MB ChB MRCGP
Dr Birgit Hauffe
Dr Iona Dias
ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER
THE NURSING TEAM
Practice Nurse: Heather Packwood can be seen by appointment only from Monday to Thursday. Heather is available to carry out blood tests, dressings, new patient interviews, ear syringing and many more skilled procedures. In addition she participates in the management of various chronic diseases.
Practice Nurse: Beth Crane can be seen by appointment only. She is here Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Beth is available to carry out blood tests, dressings,
injections, smears and other skilled procedures.
Health Visitor: There are health visitors attached to the practice, however they are based elsewhere.
Tel: 0131 666 5171
Midwives are now based at Lauriston Building
Tel: 0131 536 3517
Distric Nurse: We have a team of experienced community staff nurses. They are based outwith the surgery.
Tel: 0131 666 5178
Practice Manger: Kelly Anderson
Phone: 0131 668 4547
Senior Receptionist: Anne Drummond
Receptionists: Kerray Ranken, Lesley Aird, Rachel Angus and Kayla Stuart, Emma Millar and Ada Logara.
The practice staff have a wealth of experience of their own and can help you with many queries.
Please be patient as they can be very busy.