About us

FLU VACCINATIONS

 

Patients aged 60-64 will be able to attend a walk thru clinic on Saturday 12/12/20 from 9.00-3.30.

 

Walk thru clinics will be at Sighthill Health Centre, Pennywell All Care Centre , Leith Community Treatment Centre, Craigmillar Medical Centre and Gracemount Medical Centre.

 

A single Drive thru site for the whole city will be held on both Friday 11th December and Saturday 12th December at the Younger Building, Edinburgh Park (beside the Gyle), 9am-3.30pm.

 

Time slots will be related to surname as below:

 

09:00am – 11:00am            A-G
11.30am – 01.30pm            H-O
02:00pm – 03:30pm            P-Z

 

 

Anyone who is over 65 or in a clinical At Risk group and has not managed to make any of the previous drive/walk thru clinics, can attend one of the sites above.

 

COVID VACCINE

 

We currently have no information regarding the rollout of a vaccination programme.  The website will be updated as and when information becomes available.

 

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

 

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

 

REGULAR LOCUMS

 

Dr Birgit Hauffe

Dr Iona Dias

 

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER

 

Trudi Gallacher

 

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

 

ADMINISTRATION TEAM


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.