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Closed for Public Holidays

We are closed on Friday 2nd April 2021 and Monday 5th April 2021 for public holidays.

If we are closed and you cannot wait until the surgery reopens, call NHS24 on 111. In an emergency call 999.

Please bare in mind these closures for repeat medication requests. Thank you.

Covid-19 Vaccination at Newbyres Medical Group

You should contact NHS Scotland if you think you should have received an invitation to your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment by now, or if you have lost your invitation letter. You can do this by phone to NHS inform on 0800 030 8013 or by completing an online form:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/invitations-and-appointments/missing-appointment-details?fbclid=IwAR2MHCbfMwKZaMdS64OF73HRUoOS-8Kwh9s2tkDH8DKDAJBWRi0YMvLbDy4

Patients who received their first vaccine in the practice, will be contacted before 12 weeks for their 2nd vaccine. If you received the first vaccine in the practice and have not heard from us after 12 weeks from the date of your first vaccine, please get in touch with reception.

For more information about the vaccination programme please see

NHS Lothian’s Vaccine Hub or NHS Inform

 

Pharmacy/Script processing time frame

Please be aware that local pharmacies are exceptionally busy - they require 24-48 hours from receiving your script in order to process it. If you have any queries regarding when your script will be ready - please speak to the relevant pharmacy directly.

 

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 111 24/7 and NHS24 will direct to Call MIA. Virtual and face-to-face scheduled appointments are available between 10am-10pm, 7 days a week

Children under 12 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 1 year old should attend the Emergency Department at RHSC or SJH.

 Call MIA is available to patients with injuries that are less than 5 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
     

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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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