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WE ARE NOW TAKING FLU VACCINE BOOKINGS FOR THE OVER 60'S.

Please contact the surgery to book

Please also read the guidance below.

  

BOOK YOUR FLU VACCINE NOW:

Where: Due to COVID-19 most of the flu clinics will be at Birkenside Pavilion, Rosebery Crescent, Gorebridge EH23 4JP.

There is limited parking so please walk if possible. You may also be asked to wait outside so please come dressed for the weather. There will be no toilets.

 

When:

  • 60+ (by March 2021) or in a clinical risk group - call now. 
  • 55 - 59 year olds - we are awaiting information on this age group. Check back here for more details.
  • Secondary school age children in a clinical risk group - please call the surgery to book
  • Shielding Patients – please call the surgery

If you are unwell or have a COUGH, FEVER or LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL, or have been in contact with anyone who has DO NOT ATTEND. Please rebook your appointment.

Please wear a short sleeve top.

Please bring your patient flu form. You can download it here Flu - Patient Form, or pick one up from the practice or Lloyds Pharmacy (Main Street only) in Gorebridge. We cannot give out pens, so please bring your own pen if you need to fill out a form on the day. 

Only patients who are having the vaccine are allowed to attend the clinic.

Wear a face covering when attending for your flu jab

If you need information about the flu vaccine in another language click here.

 

Call MIA

Call MIA helps you get the right care in the right place. If you’ve got a minor injury you can get advice about treatment from the comfort of your own home. Call 0300 790 6267 for an appointment or visit services.nhslothian.scot/CallMIA for more details.

If you have a minor injury that you’re concerned about and would like medical advice Call MIA. A professional nurse will carry out a video assessment and give you advice in minutes.  Visit services.nhslothian.scot/CallMIA for more details.

Have you injured yourself in the last 2 weeks and think you need medical advice? Call MIA for a free video consultation with a Minor Injuries Nurse Practitioner. You might be able to treat the injury at home or with the help of a local pharmacy.

Call MIA can help with a range of minor injuries from cuts and burns to suspected broken bones. Get advice from the comfort of your own home using our video consultation service. Call freephone 0300 790 6267 for an appointment.

If you’ve tripped or fallen and injured yourself Call MIA on freephone 0300 790 6267 for advice from a qualified healthcare professional. It could save you an unnecessary trip to hospital if it can be treated safely at home.

Call MIA can provide virtual consultations for children aged 8 and over

Children under 8 years old with a minor injury should attend one of the services at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Western General Hospital or St John’s Hospital, but if under 1yr should attend the Emergency Department at RHSC or SJH.

Call MIA is available to patients with injuries that are less than 14 days old. Injuries it can advise on include:

  • strains, sprains and suspected broken bones to limbs only (not back, chest or abdomen)
  • wounds and minor burns (not to face, groin or hands)
  • minor bumps to head and face (with no vomiting or loss of consciousness)
  • simple eye injuries
  • insect bites and stings with localised swelling and no evidence of allergic reaction

Patient Participation Group 

The group are looking for new members. If you would be interested in joining please complete the form and a member of the group will be in touch. Patient Group Sign-up Form

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