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ACCESS PRACTICE AT OPENING HOURS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC FROM MONDAY 1st JUNE 2020

9:30AM – 12:45PM

1:45PM – 4:30PM

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE PRACTICE IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: # a high temperature # a new continuous cough # any loss of sense of smell or taste.

PLEASE PHONE THE PRACTICE ON 0131 240 2810, preferably with a contact number for a clinician to call you back.

This will help to protect others in your community while you are infectious.  Do not attend the surgery, pharmacy or hospital.  You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.  We will not be testing people who are self-isolating with mild symptoms.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Women Only Clinic at 17 Leith Street until further notice.

When We Are Closed

The Edinburgh Access Practice is closed overnight from 5pm-9am Mon - Frid, and closed for lunch 12.45 - 1.45pm daily.

In addition, we are closed the fourth Wednesday of every month until 1.45pm for staff training AND every Wednesday 9am to 10am.

EAP is also closed every weekend and all Scottish Public Holidays. (see 'Noticeboard' tab for dates)

NHS24 is available to everyone in Scotland for health advice 24 hours a day throughout the year. When the practice is closed, you can access Out-of-Hours advice and treatment from NHS24.

If you telephone outwith practice opening times, you will hear a message giving the number for this service which is 111. You can also access NHS24 by logging on to the website at www.nhs24.co.uk.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

 

 
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