Welcome to Craiglockhart Medical Group

The practice originated in the mid-1930s and has grown and developed through the years, the practice moved to Allermuir Health Centre in October 2017.

Flu Programme 2020 


Due to the restrictions imposed on us by COVID 19, Edinburgh Practices will not be running flu vaccination clinics this year.  Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership have taken over to provide drive though and walk through clinics (walk through venue and dates to be confirmed).  The drive through venue for our patients is: 


Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh. EH14 1DJ  (Access is via Glenlockhart Road).


You can attend on any of the following dates:


Saturday 24 October

Sunday 25 October

Saturday 31 October

Sunday 1 November

Saturday 7 November

Sunday 8 November

Saturday 14 November

Sunday 15 November

Saturday 21 November

Sunday 22 November


To help with queuing and traffic flow, there are allocated time slots by surname (See chart below).

Please attend at the time next to the first letter of your surname. If there is more than one person in the car, attend at the time allocated by the surname of the driver. Please click here for more information. 



First letter of surname

9 - 10am

A – B

10 - 11am

C - D

11am - 12noon

E - H

12noon - 1pm

I – L

1 - 2.30pm

M – N

2.30 - 3.30pm

0 – R

3.30 - 4.30pm

S – U

4.30 - 5.30pm

V - Z


Local pharmacies can also provide flu vaccinations, free of charge, to eligible patients.

Attending Appointments (Social Distancing)

To maintain social distancing, please attend appointments alone, do not enter the Practice until your appointment time and wear a facial covering (mask or scarf), if possible.  Please sit 2 metres apart from other patients in the waiting area.

Video Consultations

Your GP may ask you to take part in a video consultation. If the GP asks you to log on, please click here for instructions.  Video consultations can only be arranged by speaking to a GP, please do not try to log on at any other time as the service will be unmanned.

Telephone Enquiries

If your query is not urgent, please avoid calling on Mondays. Please do not call to check if your prescription is ready before 11:00am and if you use a regular pharmacy, please check with them first. Please do not call for test results before 11am.

NHS Pharmacy First Scotland

NHS Pharmacy First Scotland is an NHS service provided by your local community pharmacy (a pharmacy with a contract to provide NHS prescriptions and services).

If you have a minor illness, a pharmacy is the first place you should go for advice.

You do not usually need an appointment and you can go to any pharmacy.

Your pharmacist can give you advice for a minor illness, and medicine if they think you need it.

Please click here for more information.

Repeat Prescriptions

Prescriptions can be ordered by ticking the items you would like to order on your repeat request slip and posting it in our prescription box, which is beside the Practice door, inside Allermuir Health Centre.

Prescriptions will be sent to your local pharmacy, please inform the Surgery which pharmacy you would like to use. 

To order prescriptions online, you must register for Online Patient Services.

If you have not already registered, please click here print, complete the form and post to Reception. If you are unable to print a form, please call Reception and one will be posted to you. Login details and instructions will be emailed to you by noreply@myvisiononline.co.uk  

If you have already registered, please click the Online Patient Services link below.  

Online Services

(Site updated 18/09/2020)
For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
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