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 Clinics

 

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and the need to keep physical distancing means the Practice will not be holding Flu Clinics this year. Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership have taken over to provide drive though and walk through clinics.   

 

Who should attend these clinics

·           Anyone aged 65 and over

·           Anyone aged 18-64 in clinical risk groups

·           Those living with people shielding

·           Pregnant women

·           Unpaid and young carers.

 

 

Drive Through Clinics

 

The drive through venue for our patients is: 

Napier University – Craiglockhart Campus, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ – Entry is via Glenlockhart Road.

Dates of drive through clinics

·           Saturday 24 October

·           Sunday 25 October

·           Saturday 31 October

·           Sunday 1 November

·           Saturday 14 November

·           Sunday 15 November

·           Saturday 21 November

·           Sunday 22 November


 

When should I attend?

You can attend on any of these dates. To help with queuing and traffic flow, we have allocated timeslots 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.

Time

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

 

Walk Through Clinics

 

The walk through venue for our patients is: 

 

Allermuir Health Centre, 165 Colinton Mains Drive, Edinburgh, EH13 9AF

 

Dates of walk through clinics

·           Saturday 7 November

·           Sunday 8 November

·           Saturday 14 November

·           Sunday 15 November

When should I attend?

You can attend on any of these dates. To help with queuing and traffic flow, we have allocated timeslots 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.

Time

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

 

What if I have any questions?

You can find more information about the flu vaccine process in Scotland at nhsinform.scot/flu. You can also call 0800 22 44 88.

Any comments, positive or otherwise should be directed to edinburghprimarycaresupportteam@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk and not to the Practice.  


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.


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

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For appointments and prescriptions please use the Online Services link above. Alternatively, just click here.
 
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