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.
We have now received a supply of vaccines and we are expecting more over the next few weeks.
Patients aged 80 and over will be contacted by one of our team and an appointment made at the surgery.
Housebound patients will be vaccinated by the community vaccination team in their own home.
Patients aged 50-79 years inclusive will be vaccinated in a central location, details to be confirmed.
Patients aged 16 years and over with an underlying health condition will be vaccinated in a central location, details to be confirmed.
Please check nhsinform.scot for further information. Please do not call the surgery.
You can find information about the flu vaccine process in Scotland at nhsinform.scot/flu. You can also call 0800 22 44 88.
Minor Injury Assessment (MIA)
NHS Lothian now provides a Minor Injury Assessment by video call. This can help patients aged 12 years and over with an injury less than 14 days old. Please click here for further details.
Face Mask Exemptions
The Practice will not provide letters/certificates for face mask exemptions.
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.
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.
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.
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 or email to email@example.com
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 from firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have already registered, please click the Online Patient Services link below.
(Site updated 18/01/2021)